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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Édouard Boubat

Dates:  1923, 13 September - 1999, 30 June
Born:  France, Paris
Died:  France, Paris
Active:  France

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Readings on, or by, individual photographers 
Boubat, Édouard, 1972, Edouard Boubat, (Paris: Bibliothèque Nationale/ Daniel Mauprey Éditeur) [Δ
Boubat, Édouard, 1973, Woman, (George Braziller) isbn-10: 0807606642 isbn-13: 978-0807606643 [Δ
Boubat, Édouard, 1976, La survivance, (Éditions Mercure de France) [Δ
Boubat, Édouard, 1997, It's a Wonderful Life, (Editions Assouline) isbn-10: 2843230128 isbn-13: 978-2843230127 [Δ
Boubat, Édouard, 2002, Édouard Boubat for Press Freedom, (Reporters Without Borders) isbn-10: 2908830736 isbn-13: 978-2908830736 [English, French] [Δ
Boubat, Édouard, 2004, Edouard Boubat: The Monograph, (Harry N. Abrams) isbn-10: 0810956101 isbn-13: 978-0810956100 [Δ
Boubat, Édouard & George, Bernard, 1973, Édouard Boubat, (Macmillan) [Photography: Men and Movements, Volume 3] [Δ
If you feel this list is missing a significant book or article please let me know - Alan -
Bill Jay
Edouard Boubat 
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Visual indexes

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Internet biographies

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Wikipedia has a biography of this photographer.Show on this siteGo to website
Getty Research, Los Angeles, USA has an ULAN (Union List of Artists Names Online) entry for this photographer. This is useful for checking names and they frequently provide a brief biography. Go to website

Printed biographies

The following books are useful starting points to obtain brief biographies but they are not substitutes for the monographs on individual photographers.

• Auer, Michele & Michel 1985 Encyclopedie Internationale Des Photographes de 1839 a Nos Jours / Photographers Encylopaedia International 1839 to the present (Hermance, Editions Camera Obscura) 2 volumes [A classic reference work for biographical information on photographers.] 
• Beaton, Cecil & Buckland, Gail 1975 The Magic Eye: The Genius of Photography from 1839 to the Present Day (Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown & Company) p.179 [Useful short biographies with personal asides and one or more example images.] 
• Capa, Cornell (ed.) 1984 The International Center of Photography: Encyclopedia of Photography (New York, Crown Publishers, Inc. - A Pound Press Book) p.72 
• Evans, Martin Marix (Executive ed.) 1995 Contemporary Photographers [Third Edition] (St. James Press - An International Thomson Publishing Company) [Expensive reference work but highly informative.] 
• Lenman, Robin (ed.) 2005 The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (Oxford: Oxford University Press)  [Includes a short biography on Édouard Boubat.] 
• Witkin, Lee D. and Barbara London 1979 The Photograph Collector’s Guide (London: Secker and Warburg) p.89 [Long out of print but an essential reference work - the good news is that a new edition is in preparation.] 

Useful printed stuff

If there is an analysis of a single photograph or a useful self portrait I will highlight it here.

• Gruber, Renate and L. Fritz Gruber 1982 The Imaginary Photo Museum (New York: Harmony Books) p.242 
• Sobieszek, Robert A. and Deborah Irmas 1994 the camera i: Photographic Self-Portraits (Los Angeles: LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art) p.208, Plate 91 [When the Audrey and Sydney Irmas collection was donated to LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 1992 the museum gained a remarkable collection of self portraits of notable photographers. If you need a portrait of Édouard Boubat this is a useful starting point.] 
• Szarkowski, John 1973 Looking at Photographs: 100 Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art (New York: The Museum of Modern Art) p.152 [Analyzes a single photograph by Édouard Boubat.] 
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