Return to A Collection of 'French Criminals'
|Anonymous - French Criminal: Simone Gilbert, Sentenced to 5 Years Forced Labor for Killing her Neighbor |
|Contact: Charles Schwartz|
Company: Charles Schwartz Ltd.
Company: 21 East 90th Street
Company: New York, NY 10128 USA
|Medium: Vintage Gelatin Silver Print - Hand Painted|
|Image Date: 1939|
|Print Date: 1939|
|Dimensions: 7 x 5 in. (178 x 127 mm)|
|Photo Country: France|
|Photographer Country: France|
|Description: Printed in Le Petit Parisien, 5/7/39. This piece is from a series of images of French criminals that were reproduced in this tabloid newspaper, where photos of wanted and condemned criminals appeared each day. Name of subject and printing date inscribed in pen verso. Société du Petit Parisien date stamp verso.
Prints were hand painted in order to heighten contrast, so that they could be better reproduced in a newspaper. This retouching is attributed to two Italians.
From collection "Juges et Assasins." 1|