Harold Feinstein - Coney Island Teenagers
Harold Feinstein
Coney Island Teenagers
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1949, Printed 1980s
11 x 14 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Girls Riding the Cyclone - Coney Island
Harold Feinstein
Girls Riding the Cyclone - Coney Island
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1952, Printed 1980s
11 x 14 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Girl Riding the Cyclone - Coney Island
Harold Feinstein
Girl Riding the Cyclone - Coney Island
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1952, Printed 1980s
14 x 11 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Guitar Player and Cigarette - Coney Island
Harold Feinstein
Guitar Player and Cigarette - Coney Island
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1950, Printed 1980s
11 x 14 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Man & Wife Drinking Krueger Beer
Harold Feinstein
Man & Wife Drinking Krueger Beer
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1950, Printed 1980s
14 x 11 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Father with Baby Daughter in White Eyelette - Coney Island
Harold Feinstein
Father with Baby Daughter in White Eyelette - Coney Island
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1954, Printed 1980s
11 x 14 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Reflected Stylish Hat, Philadelphia
Harold Feinstein
Reflected Stylish Hat, Philadelphia
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1963, Printed 1980s
11 x 14 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Gypsy Girl at the Carousel - Coney Island
Harold Feinstein
Gypsy Girl at the Carousel - Coney Island
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1949, Printed 1980s
11 x 14 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Woman Stepping from Car - NYC
Harold Feinstein
Woman Stepping from Car - NYC
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1946, Printed 1980s
14 x 11 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Christ Window with Children - NYC
Harold Feinstein
Christ Window with Children - NYC
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1950, Printed 1980s
14 x 11 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Boy on Dad's Shoulders - Coney Island
Harold Feinstein
Boy on Dad's Shoulders - Coney Island
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1950, Printed 1980s
14 x 11 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Boy Under the Boardwalk - Coney Island
Harold Feinstein
Boy Under the Boardwalk - Coney Island
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1977, Printed 1980s
14 x 11 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Young Girl in Fur Coat - NYC
Harold Feinstein
Young Girl in Fur Coat - NYC
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1954, Printed 1980s
14 x 11 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Surf Scene
Harold Feinstein
Surf Scene
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1977, Printed 1980s
11 x 14 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - 125th Street from Elevated Train - NYC
Harold Feinstein
125th Street from Elevated Train - NYC
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1955, Printed 1980s
14 x 11 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Man on NYC Subway Platform
Harold Feinstein
Man on NYC Subway Platform
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1972, Printed 1980s
11 x 14 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Girl Watching - Coney Island
Harold Feinstein
Girl Watching - Coney Island
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1949, Printed 1980s
11 x 14 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Old Couple Seeking Shade - Coney Island
Harold Feinstein
Old Couple Seeking Shade - Coney Island
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1947, Printed 1980s
11 x 14 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Nun & Two Women Passers-By - NYC
Harold Feinstein
Nun & Two Women Passers-By - NYC
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1950, Printed 1980s
14 x 11 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Nuns on Boardwalk, Coney Island
Harold Feinstein
Nuns on Boardwalk, Coney Island
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1978, Printed 1980s
11 x 14 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Bird in Hand
Harold Feinstein
Bird in Hand
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1955, Printed 1980s
14 x 11 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Rain Spattered City Window - NYC
Harold Feinstein
Rain Spattered City Window - NYC
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1973, Printed 1980s
14 x 11 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Man on Sand Through Fishing Net
Harold Feinstein
Man on Sand Through Fishing Net
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1955, Printed 1980s
11 x 14 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Naked Baby's Back with Hand
Harold Feinstein
Naked Baby's Back with Hand
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1974, Printed 1980s
14 x 11 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Two Women in Dappled Shade - Vermont
Harold Feinstein
Two Women in Dappled Shade - Vermont
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1974, Printed 1980s
14 x 11 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Lady of The Lake - Vermont
Harold Feinstein
Lady of The Lake - Vermont
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1974, Printed 1980s
11 x 14 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Four Torsos - Vermont
Harold Feinstein
Four Torsos - Vermont
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1974, Printed 1980s
11 x 14 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Disheveled Doe, Lambertville, NY
Harold Feinstein
Disheveled Doe, Lambertville, NY
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1965, Printed 1980s
14 x 11 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made)
Harold Feinstein - Doe Reclining, Lambertville, NJ
Harold Feinstein
Doe Reclining, Lambertville, NJ
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1965, Printed 1980s
11 x 14 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made).
Harold Feinstein - Soldiers in Icy Fog - Korea
Harold Feinstein
Soldiers in Icy Fog - Korea
SIlver Gelatin Photograph
1951, Printed 1980s
11 x 14 inches
Signed, dated and # 8/200 in ink on print recto. From a portfolio box set (only 10 portfolios produced and no more then 10 prints of this image were made).

Harold Feinstein was born in Coney Island, New York, USA in 1931. He began his career in photography in 1946 at the age of 15 and within four short years, Edward Steichen, an early supporter, had purchased his work for the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art. He joined the Photo League at 17 and became a prominent figure in the vanguard of the early New York City street photography scene where he exhibited at Helen Gee’s Limelight Gallery. He was one of the original inhabitants of the legendary “Jazz Loft” which he later turned over to his long-time collaborator and colleague W. Eugene Smith for whom he designed the original lay-out of the famous Pittsburgh Project. Feinstein had his first exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1954 and his first exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in 1957. He is best known for his six-decade engagement with Coney Island, which has resulted in a collection unsurpassed by any other photographer.

While his Coney Island work has been much celebrated, Feinstein’s breadth and exposure extend outside of the island. His photographs from the Korean War, taken from the perspective of a draftee, offer an intimate look at the daily life of young conscripts from induction, to basic training, to the front lines. In addition, he has a large collection of classic street photography, nudes, portraits and still life.

Feinstein’s photographs have been exhibited in and are represented in the permanent collections of major museums around the globe including the Museum of Modern Art, International Center of Photography, George Eastman House, Museum of Photographic Arts, Center for Creative Photography, Musée d’Art Moderne, the Jewish Museum, and the Museum of the City of New York. His portfolios, photo essays, and articles have been published in major periodicals including, LIFE, Aperture, Black and White, Camera Arts, The New York Times Magazine, American Photo, Oprah Magazine, Evergreen Review, Photography Annual, Modern Photography andPopular Photography. In 2011 at the age of 80, he was given The Living Legend Award by the Griffin Museum of Photography.

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