Lot 80 of 407:
Michael Montfort photos of 1968 Paris riots  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$2,040
$700 - $1,000

Collection of photographs of the 1968 Paris strikes and riots

Montfort, Michael





Approximately 100 black & white photographs. Most 9¾x12", a few smaller.

Archive of scenes of the civil unrest in Paris from the events of May 1968. Many with Montfort's handwritten copyright  on the rear. Provenance: The Estate of Michael Montfort.

Michael Montfort was born in 1940 in Freiburg, Germany. He worked as a photojournalist on the staff of major German magazines - Stern, Quick, Bild am Sonntag - in Hamburg and Munich. In 1973 he moved to Los Angeles. He is best remembered for his extensive photographing of the poet Charles Bukowski.

Lot Amendments

Photos curling at edges, light wear; very good.

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