Horst Portraits. Paris - London - New York

Horst Portraits. Paris - London - New York
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HORST Selected and with an essay by Terence Pepper. Foreword by Charles Saumarez Smith.

London. National Portrait Gallery. 2001. Hardback, dust jacket. 211 pages. 133 full-page b&w and colour plates, with 14 text illustrations. 290 by 240mm (11 by 9 inches). 1.6kg. 1855142929. English. Fine; very slightest shelf wear to dust jacket.

The catalogue for an exhibition held at the National Portrait Gallery in London in 2001, and then the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The exhibition focussed on Horst's portraits,rather than his fashion photography, and the curators strived to include previously unseen and unpublished work, making this an important catalogue. 'Horst: Portraits celebrates the evocative portraits of Horst P. Horst - one of the great master photographers of the twentieth century, and the creator of some of the most glamorous and stylish images in photographic history. In his extraordianary sixty-year career, much of it working for American, British and French Vogue and its sister publication House and Garden, Horst's distinguished portfolio of sitters included Coco Chanel, Noel Coward, Marlene Dietrich, Salvador Dali, Katharine Hepburn, Jacqueline Kennedy, Steve McQueen, Paloma Picasso and Calvin Klein. This book, which includes a number of previously unknown or unpublished portraits, with full notes on both the sitters and the sittings, is an invaluable addition to studies of Horst's work.' (from the blurb).