As CHIM’s nephew, I am proud to present this portfolio of his work to interested collectors and museums. Income from sales help to support the archival work on his collection, related exhibits, and book publication projects. Please contact me for more information and to receive occasional email notes on current exhibits, books, publications, and events.
This historic portfolio presents some of the strongest photos of David Seymour (CHIM) (1911-1956). These archival quality portfolio prints were selected by and produced while supervised by Cornell Capa in 1983, are embossed with a distinctive “CHIM” signature that was used only for this portfolio of 12 prints. On the back there is a stamped portfolio description and numbering by hand in pencil. Images are approximately 9 x 11.5 inches on 11 x 14 inches paper. Purchasers of the entire portfolio will receive the remaining cloth boxes with an embossed sketch of CHIM by Carlo Levi. A small number of this classic edition of 100 portfolios are now available for sale.
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Bernard Berenson at ninety, visiting Borghese Gallery Rome, 1955
The exodus from Spain into France of the defeated Loyalists at the end of the Civil War Pyrenees, 1939
Children placed in the Albergo de Pobre by order of the Juvenile Court Italy, 1949
The first child born in the Italian immigrant settlement, Alma Israel, 1951
Terezka, a disturbed child in an orphanage. The scrawl on the blackboard is her drawing of “home”. Poland, 1948
Pablo Picasso and detail of Guernica France, 1937
Communion Venice, 1951
A Spanish Civil War unit named after Ernst Thaelmann, a German Communist. It was composed of anti-Nazi Germans and fought for the Republic of Spain against Franco. Spain, 1936
Henri Barbusse (center) surrounded by leading left-wing intellectuals in his office of the literary journal Monde Paris, c. 1935
Arturo Toscanini in his home. The glass-covered cabinet holds death masks of Beethoven (partly shown), Wagner, and Verdi. Milan, 1954
Jewish Orthodox wedding under improvised canopy Israel, 1953
JA Loyalist rally Spain, 1936 But should be Anti-war rally, St. Cloud, Paris, 1936