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Ralph Steiner

American photographer and filmmaker

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Steiner studied at the Clarence White School of Photography, New York City, New York, from 1921 to 1922. In 1921, Steiner produced the photographs for a book entitled "Dartmouth". The book consisted of photographs of Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. In 1923, Steiner became a freelance photographer for magazines and advertising. He began making experimental films in New York City, New York in 1929. From 1943 to 1947, Steiner worked on films in Hollywood, California. In 1970-1971, Steiner moved to Thetford, Vermont.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500022058.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Ralph Steiner:

Ralph Steiner Rocking Chair on Porch, 1930 Gelatin silver print
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