Gelatin silver print
Image: 24 x 17.2 cm (9 7/16 x 6 3/4 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 2007.43
© International Center for Photography
Best known for his war images, Robert Capa (born Endre Friedmann), like most photojournalists, photographed a wide range of subjects for the weekly picture magazines. At this equestrian competition, Capa turned his camera away from the competitors to capture a spectator who, with his monocle and urbane overcoat, becomes a satirical comment on the upper crust nature of the event. The back of this print bears the stamp of a New York photo agency, one of a number of businesses that served as middle men between photographers and the picture magazines and newspapers.
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