Edouard Boubat was born in Montmartre, Paris in 1923. He studied typography and graphic arts at the Ecole Estienne. Edouard Boubat’s interest in photography began after World War II.
He took his first photograph after the war in 1946 and was awarded the Kodak Prize the following year. He traveled the world for the French magazine Réalités and later worked as a freelance photographer. Edouard Boubat died at age 75, in Paris in 1999.
Public collections that hold his work include Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and The Minneapolis Institute of Arts.