Photo of Einstein sold for $ 74000
The famous picture of Albert Einstein, where the scientist is depicted with its tongue hanging out, sold at auction in the U.S. New Hampshire for 74 thousand dollars was offered for sale at one of nine original photographs, printed in 1951. after celebrating 72-th birthday of the great physicist. Einstein gave this picture to your friend - the journalist Howard Smith - and signed it, that playful grimace is addressed to all mankind, reports Associated Press.
Photography with its tongue hanging out was made at a birthday party in 1951, a scientist. Photographer Arthur Sass asked Einstein to smile for the camera, to which he showed language. Images instantly have gained popularity and became a symbol of genius, able to enjoy life and make fun of themselves. Einstein himself was very fond of this photograph.