Title: Women on Divorce

Photographer: Henri Cartier-Bresson
Author: Penny Kaganoff & Susan Spano
Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company
Designer: Camilla Filancia


Image Title: Martine's Legs 1968
Photo Genre: Documentary
Book Genre: Essays
Group: Magnum

The legs in Cartier-Bresson's photograph belong to Martine Franck, a Magnum photographer and his second wife. Compare this with Gary Isaac's photo on the cover of Binnie Kirshenbaum's novel Hester Among the Ruins ('Point of Interest', at right). Imitation? Influence? Or merely coincidence? KB