Eleanor Callahan, who died Tuesday in Atlanta, was a haunting and humanizing presence in the photographs of Harry Callahan, whose work is on display at a National Gallery retrospective through March 4.


Harry Callahan’s “Eleanor,” Chicago, 1948 (Courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York)

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Harry Callahan “Eleanor and Barbara,” Chicago, 1953 ( Courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York)

Harry Callahan “Eleanor,” New York, 1945 (Courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York)

View Photo Gallery: Callahan, a photographic pioneer, is the subject of a new retrospective of his work in color and black and white.