Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Wrong place, wrong man? Fresh doubts on Capa's famed war photo


By Giles Tremlett @ The Guardian

New evidence has emerged that one of the most famous war photographs, shot during the Spanish civil war by Robert Capa, was taken well away from the battlefield, reopening the debate as to whether it is a fake.

Capa's dramatic "The Falling Soldier", the photograph of a Spanish militiaman being killed by a bullet as he charges down a slope, was taken miles away from where the civil war was being fought at the time, according to a university lecturer, José Manuel Susperregui.

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1 comment:

tychay said...

I thought they found the negatives last year. Has anything evidence come from that?