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1930s
Jeanne Mandello, Germany

Portrait of Jeanne Mandello, Germany, approx. 1930, photographer unknown - 1930

Portrait of artist Leo Maillet

Portrait of Frankfurt-born artist Leo Maillet, approx. 1930 - 1930

Leo Maillet, (Leopold Mayer by his birth name), a friend of Jeanne Mandello’s, was born in 1902 in Frankfurt into a Jewish family. He studied Fine Art in Frankfurt, and …

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Hilde Köster, Ascona

Hilde Köster, Ascona, approx. 1933 - 1933

Hilde Köster was a friend of Jeanne’s from Frankfurt. She was a medical doctor.  

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Portrait of Hilde Köster, Ascona

Portrait of Hilde Köster, Ascona, approx. 1933 - 1933

Hilde Köster was a friend of Jeanne’s from Frankfurt. She was a medical doctor.    

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Untitled (Eiffel Tower, Paris), 1934

Paris, Eiffel Tower, 1934 - 1934

Paris 1934 #2

Paris, Notre Dame, 1934 - 1934

Brittany

Brittany, approx. 1937 - 1937

Guerlain

Publicity for Guerlain perfume “Vega”, Paris, 1937 - 1937

Publicity for fashion and perfume label Maggy Rouff, Paris

Publicity for fashion and perfume label Maggy Rouff, Paris, approx. 1935-38 - 1938

Balenciaga_1

Publicity for fashion label Balenciaga, Paris, 1938 - 1938

1940s
Jeanne Mandello

Jeanne Mandello, Uruguay, 1943 - 1942

Tailflower (Solarization), Montevideo

Tailflower (Solarization), Montevideo, 1943 - 1943

A solarisation is an image recorded on a negative or on a photographic print which is wholly or partially reversed in tone so that dark areas then appear as light …

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Portrait of Florence Henri (Solarization)

Portrait of Florence Henri (Solarization), 1942 - 1943

Florence Henri, a German-French artist born in New York in 1893, studied painting in Paris with Fernand Léger and took up photography at the Bauhaus school in Dessau in 1927, …

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Obreros de la Facultad de Arquitectura, Montevideo

Workers building the new Architecture Faculty, Montevideo, 1945 - 1944

Portrait of Joaquín Torres García, Montevideo

Portrait of Joaquín Torres García, Montevideo, 1949 - 1944

Joaquín Torres García (1874-1949) was one of the most influential Uruguayan avant-garde artists of the 20th century. Born in Montevideo, he studied Fine Art in Barcelona and worked, among other …

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Portrait of French-Uruguayan poet Jules Supervielle

Portrait of French-Uruguayan poet Jules Supervielle, Montevideo, 1944 - 1944

Jules Supervielle (1884-1960) was a French writer and poet who was born in Montevideo and grew up between Uruguay and France. He started publishing poetry collections (Débarcadères, Gravitations), novels, short …

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Cover of magazine “Turismo en el Uruguay” - 1944

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Cover of magazine “Turismo en el Uruguay” - 1944

El Gauchito, Montevideo

El Gauchito, Montevideo, 1945 - 1945

El Gaucho, Montevideo

El Gaucho, Montevideo, 1945 - 1945

Girl in Punta del Este, Uruguay

Girl in Punta del Este, Uruguay - 1945

Dancer # 2 (Solarization), Montevideo

Dancer # 1 (Solarization), Montevideo, 1946 (Jeanne and Arno Mandello) - 1946

Dancer # 1 (Solarization), Montevideo

Dancer # 2 (Solarization), Montevideo, 1946 (Jeanne and Arno Mandello) - 1946

Tree trunk in a forest near Punta del Este, Uruguay

Forest in Punta del Este, Uruguay, 1947 - 1946

Naked FemNude (Solarization), Montevideo

Nude, Montevideo, 1946/47 (Jeanne and Arno Mandello) - 1946

Rafael Alberti, Punta del Este, Uruguay

Rafael Alberti, Punta del Este, Uruguay, 1947 - 1947

Spanish poet Rafael Alberti (1902-1999) was a member of the so-called Spanish writers’ “Generation 27” and one of the literary voices of the left-wing Republicans during the Spanish Civil War. …

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Aitana Alberti, Punta del Este, Uruguay

Aitana Alberti, Punta del Este, Uruguay, 1947 - 1947

Aitana Alberti, born in 1941 in Buenos Aires, is the daughter of Rafael Alberti and María Teresa León. Here she was photographed by the Mandellos during a summer holiday in …

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Cover of Giselda Zani’s magazine “Este”, Punta del Este, 1947 - 1947

Jeanne Mandello

Jeanne Mandello, approx. 1948 - 1948

Pombo (Photomontage)

Vaclav Veltchek (photomontage), 1948 - 1948

Vaclav Veltchek was a Czech dancer and ballet choreographer who emigrated to Brazil in 1939. He there founded and directed the modern ballet troupe Conjunto Coreográfico Brasileño, with which he …

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Jeanne and Arno Mandello, Montevideo

Jeanne and Arno Mandello, Montevideo, 1948 - 1948

Flower (Solarization)

Flower (Solarization) - 1948

Jeanne Mandello (Solarization)

Jeanne Mandello (Solarization), 1949 - 1948

Light (white photogram)

Light (white photogram), 1948/49 (Jeanne and Arno Mandello) - 1949

Light (Black photogram)

Light (black photogram), 1948/49 (Jeanne and Arno Mandello) - 1949

A photogram is an image produced without a camera, whereby three-dimensional objects are placed on photosensitive paper and exposed to light. The result is a highly differentiated shadow picture.  

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Light

Light (white photogram), 1948/49 (Jeanne and Arno Mandello) - 1949

1950s
Isla de las Focas, Punta del Este, Uruguay

Isla de las Focas, Punta del Este, Uruguay - 1950

Daisy Flowers, Montevideo

Daisy Flowers, Montevideo, 1950 (Jeanne and Arno Mandello) - 1950

Flowers in a Vase (photogram), Montevideo

Flowers in a Vase (photogram), Montevideo, 1950 - 1950

Untitled photogram

Untitled photogram - 1950

Portrait of Maria Portinari (Solarization)

Portrait of Maria Portinari (Solarization) - 1951

Maria Martinelli Portinari was the wife of Brazilian neo-realist painter Candido Portinari. As a communist, he had to flee Brazil in 1948. The couple settled in Uruguay for several years, …

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Untitled photogram

Untitled photogram - 1951

Mandello Carlos Vaz Ferreira, por el escultor Eduardo Yepes, por Foto Mandello

Photograph of Eduardo Yepes sculpture of philosopher, writer and academic Carlos Vaz Ferreira - 1951

Published in “Entregas de la Licorne”, no. 11, 1958, Montevideo

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Portrait of Violeta López Lomba (Solarization)

Portrait of Violeta López Lomba (Solarization), Montevideo, approx. 1952 (Jeanne and Arno Mandello) - 1952

Violeta López Lomba (1925-1968) was a Uruguayan ballet dancer, and founder and director of the Sodre Theatre’s Dance School in Montevideo.  

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Untitled photogram

Untitled photogram - 1952

A photogram is an image produced without a camera, whereby three-dimensional objects are placed on photosensitive paper and exposed to light. The result is a highly differentiated shadow picture.  

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Leaves

Leaves - 1952

Untitled photogram

Composition (photogram), approx. 1952 - 1952

Still Life (Solarization)

Still Life (Solarization), approx. 1953 - 1953

Portrait (Solarization)

Portrait (Solarization) - 1953

Eggs (Solarization)

Eggs (Solarization), approx. 1953 - 1953

Portrait

Portrait - 1953

Pine Cones

Pine Cones, approx. 1953 - 1953

Don Pedro (Solarization)

Don Pedro / Cat’s Head (Solarization), approx. 1953 - 1953

Woman with Child in her Arms, Cuernavaca, Mexico

Woman with Child in her Arms, Cuernavaca, Mexico, approx. 1957 - 1957

1960s
Sale of palm leaves, Barcelona, Rambla

Sale of palm leaves, Rambla, Barcelona, 1963 - 1963

Joan Miró, Barcelona

Joan Miró, Barcelona, 1963 - 1963

Jeanne Mandello photographed Spanish/Catalan painter, sculptor and ceramicist Joan Miró in the early 1960s in Barcelona to where she had moved shortly before. It is currently not known who introduced …

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Stuffed Animals, Barcelona

Stuffed Animals, Barcelona, 1963 - 1963

Portrait

Portrait - 1963

Casa Bruno Quadros, Rambla, Barcelona

Casa Bruno Quadros, Rambla, Barcelona, 1963 - 1963

Children playing

Children playing, 1963 - 1963

Balcony, Rambla, Barcelona

Balcony, Rambla, Barcelona, 1963 - 1963

Columbus Monument, Barcelona, approx. 1963

Columbus Monument, Barcelona, approx. 1963 - 1963

Publicity # 1

Publicity # 1 - 1965

Publicity # 2

Publicity # 2 - 1965

Publicity # 3

Publicity # 3 - 1965

Washing line, Arles

Washing line, Arles - 1965

Untitled

Untitled - 1965

Half Moon shaped Ferris Wheel cabin, Barcelona

Half Moon shaped Ferris Wheel cabin, Barcelona, 1967 - 1967

Street scene, Rambla, Barcelona

Street scene, Rambla, Barcelona, 1968 - 1968

Bin and Round Stone

Bin and Stone, 1968 - 1968

Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, 1968 - 1968

1980s
Sad Sunday, Barcelona

Sad Sunday, Barcelona, 1989 - 1989

Umbrella ribs

Umbrella ribs, 1989 - 1989

1990s
The Scream, Cadaques

The Scream, Cadaqués,1996 - 1996

Tree trunk in form of a woman

Tree trunk in form of a woman, Port de la Selva, 1996 - 1996