Photographer Martine Franck Dies

August 17, 2012

By David Walker

© Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum Photos

Martine Franck, photographed by Henri Cartier-Bresson in Venice, Italy, 1972.

Magnum photographer Martine Franck, who was best known for her portraits of artists and writers, died in Paris yesterday at the age of 74. The cause of death was cancer, according to a family friend. Franck became a full member of Magnum in 1983, and was married to renowned photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, who died in 2004. Magnum would not directly...

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