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YAKOV KHALIP (1908-1980) In the North Pole, 1930s.
Inscription in Russian, stamp “Photo by J. Khalip”; stamp “Borodulin’s Collection” (on the reverse). Gelatin silver print Printed circa1930-50ss 28 x 19 cm Provenance: Borodulin Collection Yakov Nikolayevich Khalip (1908-1980) was an outstanding master of Soviet photography; a famous photographer, master of artistic photography, direct heir to the Russian avant-garde in photography, a pupil of Alexander Rodchenko. In 1938 he participated in the expedition to rescue Ivan Papanin’s team to the North Pole.