In the single most famous image from W. Eugene Smith’s  magisterial photo essay, “Spanish Village,” the faces of three members  of dictator Francisco Franco’s feared Guardia Civil evince the arrogance  often assumed by small men granted great power over others. Originally  published in the April 9, 1951, issue of LIFE.
(via LIFE Magazine’s Best Pictures: Iconic Images by the 20th Century’s Greatest Photographers, 1936-1972 - LIFE)
In the single most famous image from W. Eugene Smith’s magisterial photo essay, “Spanish Village,” the faces of three members of dictator Francisco Franco’s feared Guardia Civil evince the arrogance often assumed by small men granted great power over others. Originally published in the April 9, 1951, issue of LIFE.

(via LIFE Magazine’s Best Pictures: Iconic Images by the 20th Century’s Greatest Photographers, 1936-1972 - LIFE)