Jun 9, 2021
Jun 9, 2021

My Brothers, Budapest

Hungarian Memory

My Brothers, Budapest

1919, printed 1980

André Kertész

(American, 1894–1985)

printer

Hyperion Press

Gelatin silver print

Image: 19.5 x 24.6 cm (7 11/16 x 9 11/16 in.); Paper: 20.1 x 25.3 cm (7 15/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Gift of Alan and Monah L. Gettner 2021.120

Location

Did you know?

André Kertész was the second son of a middle-class Hungarian Jewish family.

Description

Kertész had two brothers: Imre, who was older, and Jenö, the youngest. Here, they pose for André’s camera, showing off their athleticism as they enjoy a moment of frolic and fun at a waterside resort. After World War I ended, as life returned to normal, people gloried in the enjoyment of leisure activities such as sports, including swimming.

See also
Department: 
Photography
Type of artwork: 
Photograph

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