Nicolas Yantchevsky

Nicolas Yantchevsky (Norman) 1924 - 1972

Son of Russian immigrant parents, Nicolas Yantchevsky began as a journalist in "Point de Vue - Pictures of the World", before becoming a photographer for Presses de la Cité.

These photographs were taken while he walked the streets of Paris at night in search of evocative images intended to adorn the covers of novels and Simeon Georges Auguste le Breton.