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Ergy Landau
Hungarian-French photographer

Ergy Landau

Ergy Landau
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Hungarian-French photographer
Was Photographer
From France
Field Arts
Gender female
Birth 19 June 1896, Budapest, Central Hungary, Hungary
Death 1 January 1967, Paris, Île-de-France, France (aged 70 years)
The details (from wikipedia)


Ergy or Erzsy Landau (1896-1967) was a Hungarian-French humanist photographer.

Born in Budapest, Landau worked in Franz Xaver Setzer's Vienna studio and then in Rudolf Dührkoop's studio in Berlin. In 1923 she emigrated to Paris, where she established herself as a portrait photographer. Nora Dumas and Ylla joined her studio in 1930.

Landau met Raymond Grosset on holiday in 1930, and introduced him to the other Hungarian photographers in Paris, who set up the Rapho agency to distribute their work in 1933. After World War II Laundau encouraged Grosset to restart Rapho.

Landau died in Paris.

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