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Icon of photojournalism by Robert Capa sold for 75.000 € at Sotheby’s in Paris


The Falling Soldier by Robert Capa the most emblematic image of photojournalism has just sold for € 75,000 at Sotheby’s in Paris. Taken in 1936, it captures the last moments of a Spanish Republican fighter, in a composition both shocking and fascinating. Capa took this photograph while reporting in Spain. It will become famous a year later, when it will be published by Life magazine in large format. This photograph quickly became a symbol of the Spanish War, and marks the beginning of Robert Capa’s international renown. The photograph presented for sale is an exceptional period print, on the back...

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