Paris: Flammarion, 1999. 10.75 x 8.5 inches. 320 pages. Black-and-white photographs. Original black cloth; dust jacket. A fine copy with some very slight shelfwear. Item #409112
"Bringing together for the first time the full scope of his vision, a rich retrospective of his photographs taken from the late 1940s to the present, this magnificent book is both a catalogue of his work and a monument to his art. Punctuated by essays penned by the photographer himself, "Wisdom Cries Out in the Streets" traces the many phases of Stettner's career in frank and lively prose. Beautifully reproduced photographs reveal images worthy of close imagination; for it is also in the details of his work that he is so highly regarded. A master at framing his subjects, Stettner captures the essence of form in seemingly simple still-lifes. Destined to become a standard reference for Louis Stettner's photographs, this book celebrates the art of one of America's great photographers" (the publisher).