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griffinsdunne: Tallulah Bankhead, 1931, by Cecil Beaton

griffinsdunne: Tallulah Bankhead, 1931, by Cecil Beaton

 
 
 
 

suicideblonde:

Tallulah Bankhead by Cecil Beaton

suicideblonde:

Tallulah Bankhead by Cecil Beaton

 
 
 
 


Greta Garbo in New York’s Hotel Plaza, April 1946. Photo by Cecil Beaton

Greta Garbo in New York’s Hotel Plaza, April 1946. Photo by Cecil Beaton

 
 
 
 

Elizabeth Taylor photographed by Cecil Beaton, 1954.
Elizabeth Taylor photographed by Cecil Beaton, 1954.
 
 
 
 


Ingrid Bergman photographed by Cecil Beaton

Ingrid Bergman photographed by Cecil Beaton

 
 
 
 

Marilyn photographed by Cecil Beaton at the Embassador Hotel in New York City, on 22nd February 1956.
 
 
 
 

coffeyshands:

Julie Andrews by Cecil Beaton

 
 
 
 

so30s:

Queen Elizabeth, Buckingham Palace Gardenby Cecil Beaton, 1939Beaton struck up an instant rapport with the Queen. His diary reveals that she was an active participant in the staging of her romantic portraits, suggesting suitable dresses and accessories. Here, Beaton combined a painterly eye with the elegant style of his Vogue fashion studies. Like those, each royal portrait would be carefully retouched under Beaton’s instruction, to define facial features and trim silhouettes.
from Queen Elizabeth II by Cecil Beaton exhibition  at  Victoria and Albert Museum [ 8 February - 22 April 2012]

so30s:

Queen Elizabeth, Buckingham Palace Garden
by Cecil Beaton, 1939
Beaton struck up an instant rapport with the Queen. His diary reveals that she was an active participant in the staging of her romantic portraits, suggesting suitable dresses and accessories. Here, Beaton combined a painterly eye with the elegant style of his Vogue fashion studies. Like those, each royal portrait would be carefully retouched under Beaton’s instruction, to define facial features and trim silhouettes.

from Queen Elizabeth II by Cecil Beaton exhibition  at  Victoria and Albert Museum [ 8 February - 22 April 2012]

 
 
 
 

nickywire:

Gloria Vanderbilt as photographed by Horst P. Horst (1941), George Hoyningen-Huene (1941), John Rawlings (1942), and Cecil Beaton (1953).

 
 
 
 

detoulouse:

Cecil Beaton and Greta Garbo

detoulouse:

Cecil Beaton and Greta Garbo