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Marc Riboud, b.1923

County Down1978

County Down is a 1978 work by Marc Riboud. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumSilver gelatin print on fibre paper
Dimensions Unframed, 29.8 x 49.9 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Purchase, 2006
Item NumberIMMA.2200
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
Image Caption
Marc Riboud, County Down, 1978, Silver gelatin print on fibre paper, Unframed, 29.8 x 49.9 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Purchase, 2006

For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].

About the Artist

Marc Riboud b.1923

French photographer Marc Riboud trained and worked as an engineer before turning to photography. His first published photograph appeared in 'Life' magazine in 1953. He was then invited to join the Magnum agency by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Capa. Riboud served as President of Magnum between 1976 and 1979. He has received many awards and exhibited worldwide, including a major retrospective at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, in 2004.

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We would like to advise our visitors that our Main Reception area is closed for renovation from 22 April until mid-June. A temporary reception is open on the ground floor next to the original main entrance. There are three exhibitions to visit  Hilary Heron: A Retrospective; Derry Film & Video Workshop and Self: Determination: Artists Commissions. IMMA’s shop, café and gardens are all open.