791. [Portrait]

Albert Einstein.

1933

Original photograph, b/w, 21 x 16,5 cm, not signed, several stamps on verso.

Under passe-partout, framed.

Half body portrait of Einstein sitting at a table smoking his pipe, shot while he was visiting Princeton in 1933 to give a series of lectures. Einstein here is captured with his trusty pipe. The great physicist believed that smoking a pipe was consonant with his role as a great thinker.

€ 200 / 300

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