About This Image
Photographer's stamp on verso. Life Picture Collection stamp on verso. Time Life Books assignment number 77905 (Bks) on verso. Caption information: "rebuilt 17th-century houses"
Eddy Van Der Veen, a French photojournalist and foreign trade consultant, was born on October 10, 1922 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, although he later became a French citizen. He studied at the Ecole Sciences Politiques, Paris in the late 1940s and moved permanently to France in 1953 after working as a photographer at the Mutual Security Agency, Washington, DC.
Van Der Veen became a freelance photographer for Time, LIFE and Time Life Books, as well as for Fortune, IBM and the New York Times. He was active through the early 1980s, and took photos of many important people, including Picasso and the Kennedy family.
He won first prize for photo stories in the World Press Photo contest in 1963.
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Medium Silver print
Photo Date 1967 Print Date 1967
Dimensions 11 x 15-5/8 in. (279 x 397 mm)
Photo Country Belgium
Photographer Country Netherlands