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Herbert List (b. 1903, Hamburg; d. 1975, Munich) was a photographer and associate member of the international photo agency Magnum and worked for magazines such as Vogue. He became known for his surrealist photographs and his portraits, for example, of Pablo Picasso. He studied literature and art history at Heidelberg University and first came into contact with photography in 1930, when he met the Bauhaus student and young photographer Andreas Feininger.

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