Portrait of Sonya Rapoport (1960s), by Rondal Partridge

Portrait of Sonya Rapoport (1960s), by Rondal Partridge

Portrait of the artist Sonya Rapoport with her paintings that were included in a retrospective at the Legion of Honor Museum, San Francisco, c. 1965. Black and white silver gelatin print on Kodak Velox paper.

Sonya Rappaport is an internationally exhibited Jewish artist. Since the 1950s her career unfolded from Berkeley. Her first solo exhibition was at the de Young in mid-1960s, when the photograph was taken. The renowned photojournalist Rondal Partridge is the son of Imogen Cunningham, and served as an assistant to Ansel Adams and Dorothea Lange in the 1930s. He worked for Life and Look magazines, often documenting California history. His work is collected by major national museums and archives.

Accession no. 2006.8 (Gift of Sonya Rapoport).

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