Item #78448 Cecil Beaton: The Art of the Scrapbook. James Danziger.

Cecil Beaton: The Art of the Scrapbook

Book Condition: New
Publisher: Assouline Publishing, September 2010.
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 2759404722

As one of the 20th century's most important photographers, Cecil Beaton documented lives both famous and quotidian in dozens of scrapbooks now held by Sotheby's London. In the course of his decades-long career as a photographer for Vogue and Vanity Fair, as well as a British war correspondent, Beaton helped invent the cult of the celebrity image. In these pages, reproduced here for the first time, you will enter a fabulous and surreal party where Tallulah Bankhead rubs shoulders with a bust of Voltaire and a portrait of Stravinsky, and where Beaton's first trip on the Queen Mary coincides with Queen Elizabeth's coronation.

Item #78448

Price: $250.00

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