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ID: 500356032
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500356032

 

Record Type: Person
Leiter, Saul (American photographer and painter, 1923-2013)

Note: Noted as one of the first professional photographers to document mid-20th century New York City in color regularly, and is now considered among the finest street photographers. He trained first as a rabbi and then as a painter, but is known primarily for his photographic work.

Names:
Leiter, Saul (preferred,V)
Saul Leiter (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
painter

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Pittsburgh (Allegheny county, Pennsylvania, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Leiter, Saul (I)

Biographies:
(American photographer and painter, 1923-2013) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American artist, 1923-2013) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Leiter, Saul ........ [MoMA, VP Preferred]
..........................  Artforum [online] (2004-) accessed 4 December 2013
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  Fox, Saul Leiter, New York Times (2013) obit.
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) no2006110261; accessed 4 December 2013
Saul Leiter ........ [MoMA Preferred, VP]
........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Fox, Saul Leiter, New York Times (2013) obit.
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