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LANGE, Dorothea (1895 - 1965), Photographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199773787
LANGE, Dorothea (1895 - 1965), Photographer

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American, 20th century, female.

Born 26 May 1895, in Hoboken, New Jersey; died 11 October 1965, in Berkeley, California.

Photographer. Portraiture, documentary and social photography.

Dorothea Lange began her lifelong interest in photography through a course with Clarence White in 1917. A year later Lange moved to San Francisco, where she opened her own portrait studio. During the early 1930s Lange took her camera into the

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