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ID: 500014771
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500014771

 
Record Type: Person
Henle, Fritz (American and German photographer, 1909-1993)

Note: Born 9 June 1909; died 31 January 1993. Ca. 1930, Henle began taking photographs. He studied photography in Munich, Germany, from 1930 to 1931. From 1931 to 1932, Henle studied photography with Clarence Kennedy in Florence, Italy. He photographed Florence and its surroundings from 1932 to 1933. From 1934 to 1936, Henle worked as an advertising photographer for the Lloyd Triestino organization, travelling to Japan, China and India. In 1936, he emigrated to the United States. He became a naturalized American citizen in 1942. From 1937 to 1942, Henle worked as a photographer for Life Magazine. From 1942 to 1945, Henle worked as a photographer for the United States Office of War Information, Washington, D.C. In 1945, Henle co-founded the American Society of Magazine Photographers. In 1958, Henle settled in Saint Croix, United States Virgin Islands, and from 1960, worked as a freelance photographer.

Names:
Henle, Fritz (preferred,V,index,LC)
Fritz Henle (V,display)

Nationalities:
German (preferred)
American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
filmmaker

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Dortmund (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) (inhabited place)
Died:  Christiansted (Virgin Islands of the United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   ca. 1930 - 1931  Munich (Bavaria, Germany) (inhabited place)
active:   1931-1933  Florence (Firenze province, Tuscany, Italy) (inhabited place)
active:   1934-1936  Asia (World) (continent)
active:   1942-1945  Washington (DC, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   1958-1993  Christiansted (Virgin Islands of the United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Kennedy, Clarence  from 1931 to 1932
..................  (American photographer, 1892-1972) [500023920]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Henle, Fritz (I)

Biographies:
(American and German photographer, 1909-1993) ..... [VP Preferred]
(German photographer, b.1909) ..... [BHA]
(American and German photographer and filmmaker; born Dortmund (Germany), 1909; died Christiansted (Saint Croix, Virgin Islands of the United States, United States), 1993) ..... [CCA]
(American (b. Germany), 1909 -) ..... [JPGM]
(American photographer, 1909-1993) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, 1909-1993) ..... [GRL]
(American artist, born German. 1909-1993) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Fritz Henle ........ [CCA, MoMA Preferred]
........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Henle, Fritz ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred]
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50031152
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, GRL, Grove Art, JPGM, MoMA, VP]
....................  Afterimage 8/5 (1980)
....................  Artist Biographies Master Index (1986)
....................  Auer Index: Photographers Encyclopedia International. Hermance, Switzerland: Éditions Camera Obscura, 1992.
....................  Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Die Sammlung Josef Breitenbach (1979)
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50031152
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50031152
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan, Encyclopedia Photographers (1983)
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  Munich (BRD), Stadtmus., Fotomuseum
....................  Naylor, Contemporary Photographers (1988)
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1989-1990
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
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