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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Willy Maywald

Born: Wilhelm Maywald 
Dates:  1907, 15 August - 1985
Born:  Germany, Cleve
Active:  France / Switzerland
German-born photographer who moved to Paris in 1931 and was active there through the 1930s. He documented daily life in the streets, cafes, the interiors of the artists studios and workshops of Montparnasse and the construction of the l’Exposition Universelle of 1937. From 1942-1946 he worked as a portrait photographer in Switzerland and later returned to Paris where he concentrated on fashion and celebrity photography

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Willy Maywald 
1980s (early)
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