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YEVGENY KHALDEI (1917-1997)
Yves Montand and Simone Signoret, Moscow 1957.
Vintage. Gelatin silver print. 38 cm. Provenance: Borodulin Collection Khaldei was a Russian photographer, mostly known for his work as a Red Army photographer. His iconic photograph Raising a Flag over the Reichtag is considered one of the most significant images of World War II. Yves Montand, pseudonym of Ivo Livi, (1921-1991) was an Italian-French actor and singer. His first wife was the famous actress Simone Signoret (1921-1985).