10 novembre 2009

Allan Grant: Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly backstage at the 28th Annual Academy Awards, Hollywood, California, 1956

Allan  Grant (American, 1909-2008), Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly backstage at the 28th Annual Academy Awards, Hollywood, California, 1956 Gelatin silver print, 20 x 16 inches, 50.8 x 40.64 cm. Signed, titled & dated in pencil on verso. Printed later. Estimate: from $7,000 to $8,000Notes: A fine large print of an exceptional dual portrait in profile of two of Hollywood's loveliest stars by the late, great Life photographer Allan Grant. Allan Grant (1919-2008) was a Life magazine photographer. He was the last... [Lire la suite]
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19 juin 2009

Howell Conant, Grace Kelly, 1955

Howell Conant, Grace Kelly, 1955. Gelatin silver print, sheet: 14 x 11 inches, 35.6 x 28 cm. Stamped. Printed later. Photographer Howell T. Conant Sr. was best known for his pictures of Princess Grace of Monaco. He was working as a fashion photographer when in 1955 Photoplay magazine commissioned him to do a cover photograph of Grace Kelly, who was soon to win an Oscar for her role in “The Country Girl.” The two got along well and after her engagement to Prince Rainier of Monaco Kelly invited Conant to accompany her on her... [Lire la suite]
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