Obituary: Robert Delpire, Publisher of Robert Frank, Josef Koudelka, Cartier-Bresson

September 27, 2017

The cover of Delpire's edition of Koudelka's Les Gitans: La Fin du Voyage (Gypsies), which was published in 1975.

Robert Delpire, who published Robert Frank’s The Americans and worked with many of the most important photographers of the 20th century, passed away September 26 at the age of 91. As a publisher, editor and curator, Delpire collaborated with Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Doisneau, Josef Koudelka, Inge Morath, William Klein, Paolo Roversi, Lee Friedlander, Rene Burri, Walker Evans, Brassaï, Sarah Moon...

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