Jean Guichard

Visual Artist

1952 –

87

Who is Jean Guichard?

Jean Guichard, born in Paris, on April 28, 1952, is a French photographer known for his images of lighthouses. One series of seven pictures, titled La Jument, is world-famous; taken in 1989, it depicts the French lighthouse "La Jument" in a tempest. In the photograph, a wave is about to engulf the lighthouse as its keeper, Théodore Malgorne, thinking Guichard's was the rescue helicopter, looks out the open door.

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Born
Apr 28, 1952
Paris
Nationality
  • France
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Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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