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

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

Title:
Collection of photographs of the 1968 Paris strikes and riots

Author:
Montfort, Michael

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Date:
1968

Description:

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

Condition:
Photos curling at edges, light wear; very good.


 
Item number:
251751
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