First photographs ever published in an article titled « Louis Stettner by Sid Grossman » in the New ICONOGRAPH, 1947
Leaves in July for a three week trip to France and remains five years, living in Paris. Receives a commission from the Photo League to gather prints from significant French photographers and organizes the first exhibition of contemporary French photography in the United States at the League’s gallery (1948) including work of Brassai, Izis, Boubat, Doisneau, Ronis, Masclet, etc. On going friendship with Brassai, who is his maitre, and Edouard Boubat. Studies sculpture with Ossip Zadkine under the auspices of the GI Bill.