Sam Tata (1911–2005), Indian/Canadian
ROBERT FRANK, (NOVEMBER 9, 1924- SEPTEMBER 9, 2019), MONTREAL, 1977
Gelatin silver print; signed, titled and dated 1977 at Montreal to the mount
Sight 6 x 9.25 in — 15.2 x 23.5 cm
In the 1940s, Tata moved to India and met famed photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, who became both an inspiration and a friend.
In 1956, Tata immigrated to Canada and established himself in Montreal as a talented magazine photojournalist and portraitist of artists, writers, poets and fellow photographers.
Private Collection, Toronto