This major monograph of one of Frances greatest living photographers features the most important images from a long and distinguished career. For more than half a century, Willy Ronis, recognized as a great photographer of Paris, has been capturing images of romance, charm and everyday life. His photographs were the first of his countrymens to appear in Life magazine and were also featured in Steichens renowned Family of Man exhibit. Like his contemporaries Cartier-Bresson and Doisneau, Ronis is interested in the people of Francehow they live and workand in the ineffable qualities that make his country so appealing. His deep empathy for humankind gives his photographs a poignancy that sets them apart. More than 100 images are included in this beautiful tribute to a living legend.