(Gentilly, France, 1912 - 1994, Paris)
Robert Doisneau was one of France's most popular and prolific reportage photographers. He studied engraving at the Ecole Estienne in Chantilly. Many of his photos of Paris from the end of World War II through the 1950's have become icons of French life. Robert Doisneau has been the subject of major retrospectives at the Bibliotecque Nationale in Paris, the Art Institute of Chicago, George Eastman House and the Witkin Gallery, New York City.