Cecil Beaton: Portraits And Profiles by Cecil BeatonCecil Beaton: Portraits And Profiles by Cecil Beaton

Cecil Beaton: Portraits And Profiles

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Paperback | November 2, 2017

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Cecil Beaton was a fashion, portrait, and war photographer, a diarist, painter, interior designer and an Academy Award-winning stage and costume designer. He is one of the most celebrated portrait photographers of the twentieth century and is renowned for his images of elegance, glamour and style.

Cecil Beatoncombines Beaton's photographic and pen portraits. Ordered chronologically, these portraits offer insight, beauty, witty observations, and a fascinating glimpse into his world.

Featured portraits include: Fred Astaire, Mick Jagger, Marlon Brando, Coco Chanel, Audrey Hepburn, Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, Queen Elizabeth, Winston Churchill, and many others

Cecil Beaton's life spanned many worlds and these are captured here through his fabulous photographs and incisive pen portraits.

SIR CECIL BEATON(1904–80) was educated at Harrow and Cambridge. His photographs first appeared inVanity FairandVoguein the 1920s. During World War II he served in the British Ministry of Information, covering the fighting in Africa and East Asia. The foremost photographer of his day, he also designed the settings and costumes for numer...
Title:Cecil Beaton: Portraits And ProfilesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9 × 6.88 × 1 inPublished:November 2, 2017Publisher:Frances Lincoln AdultLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0711239215

ISBN - 13:9780711239210

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'[Cecil Beaton: Portraits and Profiles]...would also make the perfect present for anyone interested in the social, intellectual and artistic scene of the twentieth century.'