Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Beaton Portraits

London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1968. First edition. Softcover. Quarto. Unpaginated. Original photo-illustrated dust-jacket over pink wrappers. Frontispiece portrait of Cecil Beaton. Cecil Beaton (1904-1980) is one of the most celebrated British portrait photographers of the 20th Century and is renowned for his images of elegance, glamour and style. His influence on portrait photography was profound and lives on today in the work of many contemporary photographers including David Bailey and Mario Testino. "Beaton Portraits" was published on the occasion of Sir Roy Strong's ground-breaking exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in 1968. This volume brings together 36 portraits from the five remarkable decades of Beaton's career, including iconic images as well as those never seen before. Beaton captures 50 years of fashion, art and celebrity, from Dame Edith Sitwell in the 1920s to W. H. Auden in 1967. Includes portraits of Churchill, Queen Elizabeth, Nureyev, etc.. Moderate rubbing along edges of dust-jacket. DJ in overall good- to good, wrappers and interior in very good condition. g to vg. Item #38459

Price: $65.00

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