photographers Stettner, Louis ((USA))

artwork infocusgalerie burkhard arnold

  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Penn-Station, 1956
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Penn-Station, 1956

    Penn-Station, 1956-58 printed later, silvergelatine baryte print, signed, dated and titled verso and embossed stamp, perfect condition
    Size: 40,4 x 29 cm. Please ask gallery for price.

     


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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Des deux facons de porter le béret ŕ Aubervilliers, 1947
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Des deux facons de porter le béret ŕ Aubervilliers, 1947

    Des deux facons de porter le béret à Aubervilliers, 1947, printed 1987, photo size 30,5 x 20,5 cm, silvergelatine baryte print, embossed stamp in the white margine and signed, titled, numbered and dated verso with pencil.
    Please ask gallery for price.

    Louis Stettner did in 1987 a selection of 18 photographs and printed them in the same year in an edition of 25 on gelatine silver baryte Agfa paper. The first 9 copies of this edition were sold as a complete set of 18 photographs. The sheet size is 27.6 x 34.6 cm. Images are overall in very good condition.

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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), On a Dutch Ferry, Holland, 1958
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), On a Dutch Ferry, Holland, 1958

    On a Dutch Ferry, Holland, 1958, printed 1987, photo size 20,5 x 30,5 cm, silvergelatine baryte print, embossed stamp in the white margine and signed, titled, numbered and dated verso with pencil.
    Please ask gallery for price.

    Louis Stettner did in 1987 a selection of 18 photographs and printed them in the same year in an edition of 25 on gelatine silver baryte Agfa paper. The first 9 copies of this edition were sold as a complete set of 18 photographs. The sheet size is 27.6 x 34.6 cm. Images are overall in very good condition.

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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Parking Lot, Volendam, 1958
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Parking Lot, Volendam, 1958

    Parking Lot, Volendam, Holland1958, printed 1987, photo size 20,5 x 30,5 cm, silvergelatine baryte print, embossed stamp in the white margine and signed, titled, numbered and dated verso with pencil.
    Please ask gallery for price.

    Louis Stettner did in 1987 a selection of 18 photographs and printed them in the same year in an edition of 25 on gelatine silver baryte Agfa paper. The first 9 copies of this edition were sold as a complete set of 18 photographs. The sheet size is 27.6 x 34.6 cm. Images are overall in very good condition.

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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Woman with Peaches, Mexico, 1956
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Woman with Peaches, Mexico, 1956

    Woman with Peaches, Mexico, 1956, printed 1987, photo size 20,5 x 30,5 cm, silvergelatine baryte print, embossed stamp in the white margine and signed, titled, numbered and dated verso with pencil.
    Please ask gallery for price.

    Louis Stettner did in 1987 a selection of 18 photographs and printed them in the same year in an edition of 25 on gelatine silver baryte Agfa paper. The first 9 copies of this edition were sold as a complete set of 18 photographs. The sheet size is 27.6 x 34.6 cm. Images are overall in very good condition.

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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Battery Park, New York, 1978
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Battery Park, New York, 1978

    Battery Park, New York, 1978, printed 1987, photo size 20,5 x 30,5 cm, silvergelatine baryte print, embossed stamp in the white margine and signed, titled, numbered and dated verso with pencil.
    Please ask gallery for price.

    Louis Stettner did in 1987 a selection of 18 photographs and printed them in the same year in an edition of 25 on gelatine silver baryte Agfa paper. The first 9 copies of this edition were sold as a complete set of 18 photographs. The sheet size is 27.6 x 34.6 cm. Images are overall in very good condition.

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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Train Compartment, 1952
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Train Compartment, 1952

    Train Compartment, Traveling to Spain1952, printed 1987, photo size 20,5 x 30,5 cm, silvergelatine baryte print, embossed stamp in the white margine and signed, titled, numbered and dated verso with pencil.
    Please ask gallery for price.

    Louis Stettner did in 1987 a selection of 18 photographs and printed them in the same year in an edition of 25 on gelatine silver baryte Agfa paper. The first 9 copies of this edition were sold as a complete set of 18 photographs. The sheet size is 27.6 x 34.6 cm. Images are overall in very good condition.

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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Windshield, Upstate New York, 1954
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Windshield, Upstate New York, 1954

    Windshield, Upstate New York1954, printed 1987, photo size 20,5 x 30,5 cm, silvergelatine baryte print, embossed stamp in the white margine and signed, titled, numbered and dated verso with pencil, perfect condition.
    Size: 27,6 x 34,6 cm. Please ask gallery for price.

    Louis Stettner did in 1987 a selection of 18 photographs and printed them in the same year in an edition of 25 on gelatine silver baryte Agfa paper. The first 9 copies of this edition were sold as a complete set of 18 photographs. The sheet size is 27.6 x 34.6 cm. Images are overall in very good condition.

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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Café, Evening, Place d'Alésia, Paris, 1950
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Café, Evening, Place d'Alésia, Paris, 1950

    Café, Evening, Place d'Alésia, Paris1950 printed later, silvergelatine baryte print, embossed stamp in the white margine and signed, titled, numbered and dated verso with pencil.
    Please ask gallery for price.

    Louis Stettner did in 1987 a selection of 18 photographs and printed them in the same year in an edition of 25 on gelatine silver baryte Agfa paper. The first 9 copies of this edition were sold as a complete set of 18 photographs. The sheet size is 27.6 x 34.6 cm. Images are overall in very good condition.

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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Porteur de bébé, 1949
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Porteur de bébé, 1949

    Porteur de bébé, 14e arrondissement1949 printed later, silvergelatine baryte print, embossed stamp in the white margine and signed, titled, numbered and dated verso with pencil.
    Please ask gallery for price.

    Louis Stettner did in 1987 a selection of 18 photographs and printed them in the same year in an edition of 25 on gelatine silver baryte Agfa paper. The first 9 copies of this edition were sold as a complete set of 18 photographs. The sheet size is 27.6 x 34.6 cm. Images are overall in very good condition.

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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Provincetown, Massachusetts, 1952-1954
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Provincetown, Massachusetts, 1952-1954

    Provincetown, Massachusetts, 1952–1954, printed 1987, photo size 30,5 x 20,5 cm, silvergelatine baryte print, embossed stamp in the white margine and signed, titled, numbered and dated verso with pencil.
    Please ask gallery for price.

    Louis Stettner did in 1987 a selection of 18 photographs and printed them in the same year in an edition of 25 on gelatine silver baryte Agfa paper. The first 9 copies of this edition were sold as a complete set of 18 photographs. The sheet size is 27.6 x 34.6 cm. Images are overall in very good condition.

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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Railroad Station Near Malaga, Spain, 1951
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Railroad Station Near Malaga, Spain, 1951

    Railroad Station Near Málaga, Spain, 1951, printed 1987, photo size 30,5 x 20,5 cm, silvergelatine baryte print, embossed stamp in the white margine and signed, titled, numbered and dated verso with pencil.
    Please ask gallery for price.

    Louis Stettner did in 1987 a selection of 18 photographs and printed them in the same year in an edition of 25 on gelatine silver baryte Agfa paper. The first 9 copies of this edition were sold as a complete set of 18 photographs. The sheet size is 27.6 x 34.6 cm. Images are overall in very good condition.

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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Girl playing in circles, Penn Station, 1958
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Girl playing in circles, Penn Station, 1958

    Girl playing in circles, Penn Station, 1958, printed 1981, photo size 46 x 30,5 cm, silver gelatine Barytprint on Ilford Gallery paper, signed and numbered and mounted on archive cardboard.
    Please ask the gallery for the price.

    This photograph is from number 1 of the 3 AP editions printed by Louis Stettner in 1981.

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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Madison Avenue, New York, 1976
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Madison Avenue, New York, 1976

    Madison Avenue, New York, 1976, printed 1981, photo size 45.2 x 30.4 cm, silver gelatine baryt print on Ilford Gallery paper, signed and numbered and mounted on archive cardboard.
    Please ask the gallery for the price.

    This photograph is from number 1 of the 3 AP editions printed by Louis Stettner in 1981.

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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Manhole, Times Square, New York, 1954
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Manhole, Times Square, New York, 1954

    Manhole, Times Square, New York, 1954, printed 1981, photo size 45.7 x 30.5 cm, silver gelatine baryt print on Ilford Gallery paper, signed and numbered and mounted on archive cardboard.
    Please ask the gallery for the price.

    This photograph is from number 1 of the 3 AP editions printed by Louis Stettner in 1981.

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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Pneumatic Drill Operator, New York, 1974
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Pneumatic Drill Operator, New York, 1974

    Pneumatic Drill Operator, New York, 1974, printed 1981, photo size 45,7 x 30,6 cm, silver gelatine baryt print on Ilford gallery paper, signed and numbered and mounted on archive cardboard.
    Please ask the gallery for the price.

    This photograph is from number 1 of the 3 AP editions printed by Louis Stettner in 1981.

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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Rodeo Cowboy, Rockefeller Center, 1972
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Rodeo Cowboy, Rockefeller Center, 1972

    Rodeo Cowboy, Rockefeller Center, 1972, printed 1981, photo size 47 x 31,4 cm, silver gelatine baryt print on Ilford gallery paper, signed and numbered and mounted on archive cardboard.
    Please ask the gallery for the price.

    This photograph is from number 1 of the 3 AP editions printed by Louis Stettner in 1981.

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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Skyscraper, 45th street, New York, 1980
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Skyscraper, 45th street, New York, 1980

    Skyscraper, 45th street, New York, 1980, photo size 46 x 30,5 cm, Vintage Silver Gelatine Barytprint on Ilford Gallery paper, signed and numbered and mounted on archive cardboard.
    Please ask the gallery for the price.

    This photograph is from number 1 of the 3 AP Editions.

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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Snow Car, Manhattan, 1956
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Snow Car, Manhattan, 1956

    Snow Car, Manhattan, 1956, printed 1981, photo size 45,4 x 30,3 cm, silver gelatine baryt print on Ilford gallery paper, signed and numbered and mounted on archive cardboard.
    Please ask the gallery for the price.

    This photograph is from number 1 of the 3 AP editions printed by Louis Stettner in 1981.

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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Truck Sunset, New York, 1975
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Truck Sunset, New York, 1975

    Truck Sunset, New York, 1975, photo size 45.2 x 30.4 cm, vintage silver gelatine baryt print on Ilford gallery paper, signed and numbered and mounted on archive cardboard.
    Please ask the gallery for the price.

    This photograph is from number 1 of the 3 AP Editions.

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  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Woman in Stocking Gap, Rockefeller Center, New York, 1976
  • Stettner, Louis (USA), Woman in Stocking Gap, Rockefeller Center, New York, 1976

    Woman in Stocking Gap, Rockefeller Center, New York, 1976, printed 1981, photo size 45.2 x 30.5 cm, silver gelatine baryt print on Ilford Gallery paper, signed and numbered and mounted on archive cardboard.
    Please ask the gallery for the price.

    This photograph is from number 1 of the 3 AP Editions printed by Louis Stettner in 1981.

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biography infocusgalerie burkhard arnold

Louis Stettner ( American, born 1922, died 2016)

Stettner is a celebrated American photographer whose work includes iconic images of Paris and New York. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York but moved to Paris in the 1950s, where he now lives permanently with his family.

Louis has photographed Paris and New York for over 60 years, capturing the changes in the people, culture, and architecture of both cities. Using both black-and-white and color images, his work documents fleeting moments in the life of the cities, moments that often cannot be recaptured. Stettner has documented the architectural and cultural evolution of Paris and New York, making his archive of thousands of images an important resource. Few photographers have such an extensive archive of both cities, one that includes historic images of each city's most celebrated landmarks and the daily lives of its citizens.

His work has an unforced naturalistic quality to it, as he sought to capture the ordinary, every day lives of his subjects. He was particularly interested in documenting the lives of the working class in each city and he demonstrates much sensitivity in this endeavor, photographing them with great dignity. A limited amount of his work is devoted to still life and landscape images. Additionally, his paintings and sculptures tend to be abstract and in sharp contrast to his clear, vivid photographic images.

As a teenager and young man, Stettner was a regular visitor to the Metropolitan Museum of Art to explore its photographic prints collection. His first camera was a wooden view camera and today he still shoots with film rather than moving to digital images. Stettner studied and taught at the Photo League until he went to Paris after the Second World War. He received his Bachelor of Arts, Photography & Cinema I.D.H.E.C. at Paris University. Throughout his life, he has gotten to know and work with many great photographers.

shows infocusgalerie burkhard arnold

2019
Louis Stettner: Photographs, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
A Day to Remember, GALLERY FIFTY ONE, Antwerp
Celebrity, Notoriety & Interesting Characters, 99Prints
2018
Toujours Paris: Through the Eyes of the French Humanist Movement, Peter Fetterman Gallery, Santa Monica
Planes, Trains & Automobiles, The Photographers' Gallery, London
From the Archive: Masters of 20th Century American Photography, Etherton Gallery, Tucson
2015
Topping Rose House, Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York
2014
Drive In, Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, Paris
2006
Galerie Camera Work, Berlin, Germany
1999
Wisdom Cries Out in the Streets, Bonni Benrubi Gallery New York, NY
1997
New York/Paris, Bonni Benrubi Gallery New York, NY
1996
Whitney Museum of American Art NYC
Train of Thought, Bonni Benrubi Gallery NYC
Hirschl & Adler Modern Gallery NYC
Yancey Richardson Gallery NYC
1992
Center of Photography Geneva, Switzerland
Howard Greenberg Gallery NYC
Photography Gallery Malaga
1990
Galerie Agathe Baillard Paris, France
Gallery Zaragoza Spain
Vision Gallery San Francisco, CA

bibliography infocusgalerie burkhard arnold

Paris-New York. Paris, New York: Two Cities Publications, 1949. Portfolio of 10 photographs, introduction by Brassaï.

Workers: Twenty-Four Photographs.
New York: Stettner Studio, 1974. Portfolio.

Women.
New York: Stettner Studio, 1976. Portfolio of 22 photographs.

Sur le Tas.
Paris: Cercle d'Art, 1979. Book of 156 photographs, introduction by François Cavanna. (in French)

Early Joys: Photographs from 1947-1972.
New York: Janet Iffland, 1987. Introduction by Brassaï.

Louis Stettner: New York, 1994.
Kempen, New York: Te Neues; Paris, Flammarion, 1993. 

Sous le ciel de Paris.
Paris: Parigramme, 1994. Introduction by François Cavanna. (in French)

Louis Stettner's New York, 1950s–1990s.
New York: Rizzoli, 1997.

Louis Stettner: American photographer, Paris: Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum Aachen, 11. Januar-9. März 1997.
Aachen: Museum der Stadt Aachen, Suermondt-Ludwig Museum, 1997. (in German)

Louis Stettner.
Collection Photo Poche. Paris: Nathan, 1998. Introduction by François Bernheim. (in French)

Louis Stettner: Wisdom Cries Out in the Streets.
Paris: Flammarion, 1999.

Louis Stettner: Sophisme, photographies 1990–1999.
Neuchâtel: Ides et Callendes, 1999. Text by Michèle Auer. (in French)

Chile en el corazón.
Santiago: LOM, 2001. (in Spanish)