16 avril 2011

Cecil Beaton- circa 1965. Portrait de Madame Grès

Cecil Beaton- circa 1965. Portrait de Madame Grès. Photo Osenat Tirage argentique, tampon au dos, 24 x 23,5 cm. Estimation : 700 / 900 € Osenat - Osenat - 77300 Fontainebleau. Vente aux enchères du Samedi 23 avril 2011. Hôtel des Ventes - 5, rue Royale - 77300 Fontainebleau. Tel.: Amélie Villame au 01 80 81 90 06
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02 juin 2010

Cecil Beaton, Greta Garbo, 1946

Cecil Beaton, Greta Garbo, 1946. photo Phillips de Pury & Company Gelatin silver print. 3 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. (9.2 x 9.2 cm).  Credit stamp on the verso. ESTIMATE $2,000-3,000 PROVENANCE Acquired directly from the artist Phillips de Pury & Company. Film. 24 June 2010. New York www.phillipsdepury.com
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04 décembre 2009

Cecil Beaton, Elizabeth Taylor, 1950

Cecil  Beaton, Elizabeth Taylor, 1950 Silver print. Printed on double weigh textured paper. Stamped on verso "Cecil Beaton Photograph" and "001017". Inscribed in pencil "Elizabeth Taylor" and "B650794". Estimate: from $2,500 to $3,000Cecil Beaton is well known for his contribution to fashion photography, portraiture, and theatrical design. Beaton attended but did not graduate from St. John’s College, Cambridge, and utilized his university contacts in arranging a portrait sitting... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2009

Arnold Newman (1918-2006) Portrait of Cecil Beaton.

Arnold Newman (1918-2006) Portrait of Cecil Beaton. courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries. Silver print, 18 1/2x14 1/2 inches (47x36.8 cm.), with Newman's signature, title, dates and inscription, in pencil, on recto. 1978; printed 1980 - Estimate $3,000-4,500 The inscription reads "For Arthur, with awe and friendship, Arnold." From the photogapher; to the present owner. Arnold Newman: Five Decades, 89. Arnold Newman: The Great British, cover and 50. Sitters and Signatures: Autographed Portraits by Arnold Newman, 45. ... [Lire la suite]
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21 novembre 2009

Cecil Beaton (1904 - 1980) Coco Chanel, 1961

Cecil Beaton (1904 - 1980) Coco Chanel, 1961 Tirage argentique de l'époque. Tampon de l'artiste et légendes manuscrites au verso, 25 x 30 cm - Estimation : 1 000 / 1 500 € AuctionArt - Pierre Cardin Rémy Le Fur & associés - Paris. Photographie - Sélection du Fonds Hachette Italie. Photographies. Vente du Lundi 23 novembre 2009. Drouot Richelieu - Salle 5 & 6 - 9, rue Drouot - 75009 Paris. Pour tout renseignement, veuillez contacter la maison de ventes au +33 (0) 1 40 06 06 08
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09 novembre 2009

Cecil Beaton, Truman Capote, circa 1950

Cecil  Beaton, Truman Capote, circa 1950 Stamped on verso "Cecil Beaton Photograph". Inscribed in pencil on verso "Truman Capote 102" - height - 10.25 in, width - 9.5 in. Printed on double weight textured paper. In excellent condition. Estimate: from $2,500 to $3,500. Note: Cecil Beaton is well known for his contribution to fashion photography, portraiture, and theatrical design. Beaton attended but did not graduate from St. John’s College, Cambridge, and utilized his university contacts in arranging... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2009

"Beatles to Bowie: the 60s" @ the National Portrait Gallery

The Beatles by Robert Whitaker, 1964. Robert Whitaker Archive © Robert Whitaker LONDON.- A major photographic exhibition "Beatles to Bowie: the 60s" exposed opens at the National Portrait Gallery, to herald the fiftieth anniversary of the start of the 1960s in 2010. Celebrating the leading pop music personalities and groups who helped create "Swinging London" in the 1960s, the exhibition will show how The Beatles and rivals such as The Rolling Stones and The Kinks set the musical agenda. Bringing together... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2009

'Cecil Beaton: Portraits' @ Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

LIVERPOOL.- A stunning exhibition of nearly 50 portraits by Cecil Beaton, one of the most famous photographers of the 20th century, captures the glamour and excitement of some of the world’s greatest celebrities. Cecil Beaton: Portraits, on exhibition through 31 August 2009, brilliantly reflects the astonishing talents of the photographer who was also a writer, artist, designer, actor, caricaturist, illustrator and diarist. He photographed a dazzling array of superstars and leading personalities ranging from the Queen to Mick... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2009

'The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion' @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Cecil Beaton (British, 1904–1980), Dorian Leigh (fourth from left) and unidentified models in Charles James, Vogue, June 1948. Courtesy of the Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby's © Condé Nast Publications Inc. Exploring the reciprocal relationship between high fashion and evolving ideals of beauty, The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion focuses on iconic models of the twentieth century and their roles in projecting, and sometimes inspiring, the fashion of their respective eras. The exhibition, organized by historical period... [Lire la suite]