Robert Capa

American (1913 - 1954)

Trotsky in Copenhagen

1932; printed 1960s
photograph | gelatin silver print
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    Robert Capa, Trotsky in Copenhagen, 1932; printed 1960s; gelatin silver print, 6 7/16 in. x 9 5/8 in. (16.35 cm x 24.45 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase; © Estate of Robert Capa

6 7/16 in. x 9 5/8 in. (16.35 cm x 24.45 cm)
Acquired 2006
Collection SFMOMA
Accessions Committee Fund purchase
© Estate of Robert Capa


men, historic events, Denmark, Leon Trotsky, Communism, exiles, podiums, audiences, speakers, hands, gesturing, glasses, lamps, microphones, scratches, revolutionary

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