Klemantaski – ‘Himself’ – The memoirs of Louis Klemantaski

This is a fine tribute to a great motorsport photographer. A large format book with excellent photos and printing.

Louis Klemantaski was a renowned motorsport photographer who was active during the 1940s and 1950s. He was born on November 25, 1912, in New York City and grew up in France. Klemantaski began his photography career in the early 1930s, but it wasn’t until after World War II that he gained widespread recognition for his work.

Klemantaski was well known for his stunning images of Formula One and sports car racing, which captured the speed, drama, and beauty of the sport. He had a keen eye for composition and was skilled at capturing the essence of a moment, whether it was the intensity of a driver’s concentration or the excitement of a close-fought battle on the track.

Klemantaski’s photographs were widely published in motorsport magazines and newspapers around the world, and he became the official photographer for many of the top racing teams and events of his era, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Monaco Grand Prix.

Klemantaski’s legacy as a motorsport photographer lives on today, and his images are highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts alike. He passed away on November 6, 2001, in Salisbury, Connecticut, at the age of 88.

Hardcover. Palawan Press 1sr Edition. Condition: Like new. Fine Photos on excellent stock. , 11.5 x 9.5″,396pp with index.


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