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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16 juin 2009

Howell Conant, Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's, 1961

Howell Conant, Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's, 1961. Pigment print, sheet: 14 x 11 inches, 35.6 x 28 cm. Stamped. Printed later. Estimate: from $3,000 to $4,000 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... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2009

'Icons: 20th-21st Century Photographic Portraits' on artnet Auctions

Jacques Lowe, Jackie and Caroline, 1960. C-print, 20 x 16 inches, 50.8 x 40.64 centimeters. Edition 2/5, signed. Framed. Estimate: from $8,000 to $10,000 NEW YORK, NY.- From June 15-25 artnet Auctions will feature Icons: 20th-21st Century Photographic Portraits, a special sale of 200 original fine art photographs of legendary figures including The Beatles, Madonna, Marilyn Monroe, President Barack Obama and Elvis Presley. Screen Sirens Leading the sale is an exceptional group of fifteen photographs of screen stars Audrey... [Lire la suite]