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Cecil Beaton

Hugo Vickers

Cecil Beaton

the authorized biography

by Hugo Vickers

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Beaton, Cecil Walter Hardy, Sir, 1904-,
    • Photographers -- England -- Biography.,
    • Set designers -- England -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHugo Vickers.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTR140.B4 V533 1985b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxix, 656 p., [32] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages656
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2329526M
      ISBN 100297784056
      LC Control Number86216172

      British Photographers (Britain in Pictures S) by Cecil Beaton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at hermes-security.com Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton (January 14, – January 18, ) was an English fashion and portrait photographer. Educated at Harrow and St. John’s College, Cambridge, Beaton picked up photography on his own. At the end of his college career in , he had set up his own successful photography studio.

      Cecil Beaton, and his sisters Nancy and Barbara, arriving at an Eton Baba was one of the first models of her brother Cecil. According to her brother Cecil Beaton in The Book of Beauty (): "Baba is too wise to be young, and has the repose of archaic hermes-security.com: Barbara Jessica Hardy Beaton, 21 January , . I was reminded of this book today when a reference was made to Cecil Beaton in Paul's review of Serious Pleasures: the Life of Stephen Tennant. Pre-Goodreads I tended to read (I still do) biographies/letters and diaries and I was delighted to come across this particular work/5.

      Mar 10,  · Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton ( – ) was an English fashion, portrait and war photographer. Beaton’s interest in photography began when, as a young boy, he admired portraits of society women and actresses circulated on picture postcards and in Sunday supplements of newspapers. About this Item: Wingate, London, , 86 pp, 8vo (8 15/16" H), hard cover (purple cloth with silver lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket. Colour decorations on title page, b&w drawings and photographs by Cecil Beaton. The author's personal reminiscenses of ballet and b allet dancers.


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The Unexpurgated Beaton: The Cecil Beaton Diaries as He Wrote Them, Dec 18, Oct Cecil Beaton book,  · Cecil Beaton: The New York Years features sketches, costumes, set designs, previously unpublished letters, and over photographs and drawings, many in color and never seen before.

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Aug 29,  · In Love, Cecil, Lisa Immordino Vreeland offers an evocative por­trait of this talented whirlwind whose creative work captured many facets of the 20th hermes-security.com photography, drawings, letters, and scrapbooks by Beaton and his contemporaries, along with excerpts from his sparkling diaries and other writ­ings, Immordino Vreeland brings his spirit to life in a way that no previous book has 5/5(5).

Finished reading “Cecil Beaton: the authorised biography” by Hugo Vickers 7th ed. ISBN X ISBN At approximately pages of text, this was a real slog/5.

Jan 24,  · 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/5(3).

It was pure pleasure to peruse his prodigious life, work, and relationships in Cecil Beaton: Portraits and Profiles. The book is something of a sampler in layout. The chapters are loosely chronological, but mostly thematic I'm not sure that I had heard the name Cecil Beaton before receiving this book, but I have learned that his body of work is prolific and ubiquitous/5.

Sep 07,  · Cecil Beaton book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. As one of the 20th century's most important photographers, Cecil Beaton docum /5(9). Beaton designed book jackets (see Catherine Ives), and costumes for charity matinees, learning the craft of photography at the studio of Paul Tanqueray, until Vogue took him on regularly in He set up his own studio, and one of his earliest clients and, later, best friends was Stephen hermes-security.comves: Baba Beaton (sister), Nancy Beaton (sister).

Aug 17,  · Cecil Beaton: Portraits & Profiles, published in September, combines the photographer’s personal diaries with a selection of his most. The respected and highly qualified Roy Strong takes on this task of explaining and showcasing the works by Cecil Beaton. Beaton was a remarkable photographer and was given unbelievable access to the Royal Family, and Strong does his work justice.

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Paperback $ $ Get it as soon as Wed, Oct FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Sir Cecil Beaton () was a photographer of considerable distinction, who photographed most of the interesting figures of the twentieth century, from the Queen and Queen Mother, the Windsors, stars such as Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe, to figures of the s such as Rudolph Nureyev, the Rolling Stones and Twiggy.

Born in London inCecil Beaton's first photographs were of his sisters styled in theatrical decadent costumes. His unique flair for elegance and fantasy lead him to become one of the most successful and influential portrait and fashion photographers of the 20th century.4/5.

Jun 26,  · A classic six-volume memoir of the twentieth century, spanning through the Second World War, the Golden Age of Hollywood and the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Sir Cecil Beaton ( –) was an English fashion, portrait and war photographer, painter, diarist and Academy Award–winning stage and costume designer.4/5(2).

Sir Cecil Beaton CBE was a man for all seasons. His fashion and portrait photography set a benchmark that few have matched.

He wrote well and his diaries are particularly memorable. He also designed beautiful dust jackets and was an Oscar-winning costume designer as well. Jan 17,  · During World War II, Beaton served in the British Ministry of Information, covering the fighting in Africa and East Asia.

His wartime photographs of the siege of Britain were published in the book Winged Squadrons (). After the war Beaton resumed portrait photography, but his style became much less flamboyant.

Nov 02,  · Cecil Beaton's fantastic, prolific career never goes out of style, judging by the number of books featuring his writings, drawings, and photographs.

This new compilation, edited by Beaton's biographer and literary executor pairs striking portraits with Pages: Books: The Book of Beauty by Cecil Beaton Bright Young People: The Lost Generation of London's Jazz Age by D.J.

Taylor Dancing to the Music of Time by Anthony Powell Newspaper articles: Mozart Fancy Dress Concert is Picturesque: Nancy Beaton (–) Books: The Book of Beauty by Cecil Beaton. Cecil Beaton's Cocktail Book.

Drink like one of the Bright Young Things with Cecil Beaton’s Cocktail Book. Published by National Portrait Gallery, London. Drink like one of the Bright Young Things with Cecil Beaton’s Cocktail Book. Cecil Beaton (–80) was one of the most celebrated British portrait photographers of the 20th century, so renowned for his images of celebrities and high.Cecil Beaton.

the Royal Portraits by Roy Strong and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at hermes-security.comCecil Beaton's personal diaries, which include insights into his life, career and his interactions with others Josephine Ross, Beaton in Vogue Thames and Hudson An overview of Beaton's career at VogueNationality: British.