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12/21/2012 05:08 pm ET Updated Feb 20, 2013

Holiday Gift: Elliott Erwitt's Dogs

A heartfelt and original tribute to man's best friend, this collection focuses on Elliott Erwitt's distinctive photographs of dogs. Ranging from daring little imps to lumbering and gentle beasts, the photographer who has also been called the "Woody Allen of photography," delights in focussing his gift of observation on animals as well as humans -- and, especially, on all-too-human situations. In Dogs, he captures all the diversity of the canine kingdom.

Elliott Erwitt, the son of Russian immigrants, was born in Paris and grew up in Milan. He lives and works in New York.
© Elliott Erwitt's Dogs - Small Edition, Paris, France, 1989, published by teNeues.
Photo © 2012 Elliott Erwitt / Magnum Photos
© Elliott Erwitt's Dogs - Small Edition, London, England, 1966, published by teNeues
Photo © 2012 Elliott Erwitt / Magnum Photos
© Elliott Erwitt's Dogs - Small Edition, England, 1974, published by teNeues

Photo © 2012 Elliott Erwitt / Magnum Photos

Courtesy of the artist and teNeues
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