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Richard Avedon

Dorian Leigh, Evening Dress by Piguet, Helena Rubinstein Apartment, Paris, August, 1949

Gelatin silver print from <em>Avedon/Paris</em>, printed 1978.
14 1/10 × 18 in
35.8 × 45.7 cm
Edition 57/75
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Signed, numbered 57/75 in pencil, copyright credit reproduction limitation, title, date, portfolio and edition stamps on the verso.
Richard Avedon
American, 1923–2004
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Although Richard Avedon’s celebrated fashion photographs have graced the pages of Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, and Life, the artist primarily referred to himself as a portrait photographer. Avedon’s fashion shots are profoundly dramatic and dynamic, often capturing the model in motion. Along with his own acquaintances and various ordinary people, Avedon took photographs of celebrities, politicians, and other public figures ranging from Bertrand Russell to Marilyn Monroe. In both his commercial assignments and his portrait work, Avedon’s meticulous approach and penetrating gaze sought to capture the essence of each unique subject and moment in time.

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About the work
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Signed, numbered 57/75 in pencil, copyright credit reproduction limitation, title, date, portfolio and edition stamps on the verso.
Richard Avedon
American, 1923–2004
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Although Richard Avedon’s celebrated fashion photographs have graced the pages of Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, and Life, the artist primarily referred to himself as a portrait photographer. Avedon’s fashion shots are profoundly dramatic and dynamic, often capturing the model in motion. Along with his own acquaintances and various ordinary people, Avedon took photographs of celebrities, politicians, and other public figures ranging from Bertrand Russell to Marilyn Monroe. In both his commercial assignments and his portrait work, Avedon’s meticulous approach and penetrating gaze sought to capture the essence of each unique subject and moment in time.

Richard Avedon

Dorian Leigh, Evening Dress by Piguet, Helena Rubinstein Apartment, Paris, August, 1949

Gelatin silver print from <em>Avedon/Paris</em>, printed 1978.
14 1/10 × 18 in
35.8 × 45.7 cm
Edition 57/75
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