Original photograph of Jean-Pierre Léaud, circa 1959

Jean-Pierre Léaud (subject)
Claude Schwartz (photographer)

N.p. N.p., Circa 1959. Vintage borderless black and white photograph of a young Jean-Pierre Léaud consulting a roulette table in Cannes, circa 1959. With the stamp of photographer Claude Schwartz on the verso.

Léaud made his film debut at 14, as the lead character in Francois Truffaut's "The 400 Blows" (1959), a thinly veiled autobiography of Truffaut's own experiences as an adolescent boy in Paris. The film gained widespread acclaim, and was nominated for the Palme d'Or at Cannes.

7 x 9.5 inches. Near Fine.

[Book #150488]