Edward Hartwig (1909–2003) was a Polish photographer. Born on 6 September 1909 in Moscow and died on 28 October 2003 in Warsaw.. “Photographer who had a strong influence on the development of Polish photography in the sixties and seventies. Born on the 6th of September 1909 in Moscow and died on the 28th of October 2003 in Warsaw.
His father ran a photography workshop in Moscow and later in Lublin. Around 1925 Edward Hartwig took up photography himself. In the years 1930-32 he was interested in painting. He cultivated this passion for the rest of his life. In Lublin Hartwig befriended the clourist painter Zenon Kononowicz. From 1932 to 1934 he studied at the Graphisches Institut in Vienna. The well-known photographers Rudolf Koppitz and Hans Daimler were among his teachers. In 1929 in Lublin he presented his works for the first time. In 1938 he already worked as a freelance photographer. In the thirties he took part in exhibitions in Lublin and Warsaw alongside Polish pictorialists..”.................More