Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Sir Cecil Beaton

These Sir Cecil Beaton photos are on sale via Sotheby's at the Chris Beetles Art Gallery in London.  Beaton was also an Academy Award-winning stage and costume designer - I think his expert sense of scene really comes across in these pictures.

Mrs Charles James, 716 Madison Ave., 1955

Truman Capote, Tangier Morocco, September 1949

Marie-Laure, Viscomtesse de Noailles, Paris, 1938

John Smiley at Ashcombe, 1940

Eileen Dunne in the Hospital for Sick Children, 1940

Cecil Beaton and Greta Garbo, 1965

Marilyn Monroe, February 22 1956

Audrey Hepburn, January 1960

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