Martine Franck

Chelsea Royal Hospital, London

c.1973, later print

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Artist
Martine Franck born 1938
Medium
Photograph, gelatin silver print on paper
Dimensions
Image: 241 x 359 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Gift Eric and Louise Franck London Collection 2013
Reference
P13469

Not on display

Display caption

Trained in art history, in the 1960s Martine Franck began working as an independent photographer for such publications as Life, The New York Times and Vogue and later became a member of Magnum Photos. Franck is particularly known for her sensitive photographs of the elderly, as in this photograph of Chelsea Pensioners, retired soldiers of the British Army at Chelsea Royal Hospital, London.

Gallery label, September 2016