"Louise Dahl-Wolfe: A Photographer's Scrapbook" 1984 MCFADDEN, Frances [preface by]

MCFADDEN, Frances [preface by]

[145] pp.

St. Martin's/ Marek


First Edition

9 1/2" x 8 3/8"

Louise Dahl-Wolfe, one of the most celebrated photographers of the thirties, forties and fifties, was a uniquely American artist whose work had enormous ramifications for Horst, Avedon, Penn, and other great photographers who followed her. Working in the heydey of Harper's Bazaar with editor-in-chief Carmel Snow and renowned fashion editor Diana Vreeland, she came to fashion photography at a time when formal, sometimes stilted, European elegance was the norm and infused it with her fresh new vision - informal, intimate, and undeniably American

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