Description at the back: The Great Wall, Hebei province, China, 1971.
Photographer: Marc Riboud
CHINA. Hebei Province. The "Great Wall". 1971.
Marc Riboud (1923-2016) was a French photographer, best known for his extensive reports on the Far East: The Three Banners of China, Face of North Vietnam, Visions of China,and In China. His photographs have appeared in numerous magazines, including Life, Géo, National Geographic, Paris Match, and Stern. He twice won the Overseas Press Club Award, received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2009 Sony World Photography Awards and has had major retrospective exhibitions at the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris and the International Center of Photography in New York.