This photo is gelatin silver printed from the original negative by a master black and white printer on high quality fiber based paper. They are signed on the mat and on the reverse by Horace Bristol.The image is 10.25x10 inches and it is matted to 16x20. TITLE: Untitled (Japanese Man Looking Into Store Window) 1947. Internationally known photojournalist Horace Bristol is noted for his poignant image of Depression-era Americans, his graphic depiction of World War II naval scenes and his views of postwar Asians, from rice farmers and pearl divers to royalty and military leaders. During the 1930s, Bristol worked in San Francisco with such photographic luminaries as Ansel. Adams, Edward Weston, Imogene Cunningham and Dorothea Lange before being hired as one of the original staff photographers for LIFE magazine. In 1942, legendary photographerEdward Steichen invited Bristol to join an elite group of seven. As part of their unique and unorthodox team, Bristol photographed men and airplanes of the United States Navy aircraft carriers in the Pacific as well as several ventures in the Atlantic. S most famous photographs are those taken when he was accompanied by John Steinbeck in California? Envisioning a book project and photo essay for LIFE magazine about Oklahoma farmers driven from the dustbowl to work as migrant labor in California, Bristol asked Steinbeck to accompany him to write the text for this piece. However, after several weekends of traveling amongst the workers and getting their stories in words and pictures, Steinbeck informed Bristol that the material was so strong that he intended on using it. The photo essay book died, but Bristol?
S photographs of the workers, a few of which made it into LIFE and Fortune magazines, were used years later when the studio was casting for the film version of? Immediately following the war, Bristol became Fortune magazine?S Asian correspondent and later opened a freelance business in Tokyo. During this time he was he only photographer to record Prince Shlanouk of Cambodia?
Bristol also lived for several months with President Sukarno of Indonesia and photographed Chiang Kai-Shek and his army in exile in Taiwan. Horace Bristol retired from photography in 1956 and his work was not re-discovered until the mid-1980s. A career retrospective of his work, curated by John Nichols occurred in his old hometown at the California Oil Museum. And previously at the Ventura County Museum of History and Art in the exhibit entitled, ?
World War II: The Camera Remembers. Horace Bristol was a resident of Ojai. Horace Bristol was born and raised in Whittier, California, and attended the Art Center of Los Angeles, originally majoring in architecture.
In 1933, he moved to San Francisco to work in commercial photography, and met Ansel Adams, who lived near his studio. Through his friendship with Adams, he met Edward Weston, Imogen Cunningham, and other artists. In 1936, Bristol became a part of Life's founding photographers, and in 1938, began to document migrant farmers in California's central valley with John Steinbeck, recording the Great Depression, photographs that would later be called the Grapes of Wrath collection.
In 1941, Bristol was recruited to the U. Naval Aviation Photographic Unit, as one of six photographers under the command of Captain Edward J.
Steichen,  documenting World War II in places such as South Africa, and Japan. Bristol helped to document the invasions of North Africa, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa. He published several books, and established the East-West Photo Agency. Following the death of his wife in 1956, Bristol burned all his negatives, packed his photographs into storage, and retired from photography.
He went on to remarry, and have two children. Subsequently he approached his alma mater, Art Center College of Design, where the World War II and migrant worker photographs became the subject of a 1989 solo exhibition. The migrant worker photos would go on to be part of the J.
Paul Getty Museum's Grapes of Wrath series. Bristol lived in Ojai, California, until his death in 1997 at the age of 89. Bristol's work is displayed around the world, including the Getty Museum and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art In 2006, a documentary was made, The Compassionate Eye: Horace Bristol, Photojournalist, written and directed by David Rabinovitch.The item "(Japanese Man Looking Into Store Window) SIGNED Horace Bristol Photograph" is in sale since Saturday, February 3, 2018. This item is in the category "Art\Art Photographs". The seller is "mrnichols" and is located in Santa Paula, California. This item can be shipped to United States.