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Pioneers Of Street Photography - IOn August the 2nd - 2012, TheStreetFactor quietly completed one year of showcasing, fresh,Pioneers Of Street Photography - I by TheStreetFactor
unique, deviant and downright quirky, but exceptional works of Street Photography submitted by
our members from around the world.
To celebrate the 1st anniversary of TheStreetFactor, we present to you
the first part (hopefully) of a series of journals dedicated to the great masters:
The Pioneers of Street Photography.
George Hendrik Breitner
(Sep 12, 1857 - June 5, 1923) was born in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
An accomplished painter, Breitner worked with a number of famous Dutch artists like,
Hendrik Mesdag, S. Mesdag-van Houten, Theophile de Bock and Vincent van Gogh - with whom
he often roamed the streets to 'look for figures and nice scenes', as Van Gogh
wrote in a letter dated, '11 July 1883' to his brother, Theo van Gogh.
Four girls, location unknown, no date
The discovery in 1996 of a large collection of photographic prints and negatives made
clear that Breitner w