Elliott Erwitt

California Kiss, 1956

Multiple sizes available

Elliott Erwitt was born in Paris in 1928 to Russian parents, spent his childhood in Milan, then emigrated to the US, via France, with his family in 1939. He traveled in France and Italy in 1949 with his trusty Rolleiflex camera and from 1951, was drafted for military service and undertook various photographic duties while serving in a unit of the Army Signal Corps in Germany and France. In this image, Erwitt captures a couple sharing an intimate moment in their car in California in 1956.


Gelatin silver print
Open edition
Archival signature label

11 x 14 in / 28 x 36 cm
16 x 20 in / 40 x 50 cm
20 x 24 in / 50 x 60 cm
30 x 40 in / 76 x 102 cm


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