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Cecil Beaton.

Cecil Beaton

Cecil Beaton.

by Cecil Beaton

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Published by Lefevre Gallery in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beaton, Cecil Walter Hardy, -- Sir, -- 1904- -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPaintings by Cecil Beaton.
    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsLefevre Gallery.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[7] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20670120M

      —Neiman Marcus, The Book "A visual and literary portrait written and curated by Andrew Ginger, Cecil Beaton at Home: An Interior Life reveals the artist's passions, tastes, and personal lifestyle through the extravagance of his private country residences. For Beaton devotees and lovers of all things design, it's a unique and illuminative Brand: Rizzoli. About this Item: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York. [], 1st edition. (Hardcover) Near fine in near fine dust jacket. pp. Photographs. "Elegant, moving, totally engaging, the memoirs of Cecil Beaton impart a fascinating bittersweet quality that remains with the reader long after the book .

    Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton (Janu – Janu ) 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. Beaton by CECIL edited and with text by DANZIGER BEATON and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    The Book of Beauty by Cecil Beaton was his first published book of photographs. In his concept of beauty, Beaton, with sketches and photographs, highlight actresses such as Tallulah Bankhead and Anna May Wong but also modernist literary figures like Edith Sitwell and Nancy Cunard.. Contents.   An excellent book, not only to grace your coffee table, but a really good read with some amusing scathing remarks about the stars as Cecil Beaton saw and thought about them. A really beautifully produced book, on best quality paper so as to justice to Cecil Beaton's marvellous portrait photographs of the Hollywood greats/5(45).


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Sir Cecil Beaton ( –) was an English fashion, portrait and war photographer, painter, diarist and Academy Award–winning stage and costume designer. Beaton’s third volume covers In Beaton, as official photographer for the Ministry of Information, was sent to Paris to arrange an exhibition of war photographs.

Cecil Beaton has 59 books on Goodreads with ratings. Cecil Beaton’s most popular book is Glass of Fashion: A Personal History of Fifty Years of Chan Home. Beaton on New York: Beaton produced many illustrated books on New York City and his tell-all diaries detailed his life among the city's best-known figures.

Beaton was also commissioned to produce innumerable photographs of New Yorkers, from Truman Capote to Tom by: 2. The Wandering Years: (Cecil Beaton's Cecil Beaton. book Book 1) by Cecil Beaton out of 5 stars 2.

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A really beautifully produced book, on best quality paper so as to justice to Cecil Beaton's marvellous portrait photographs of the Hollywood greats. Read more 7 people found this helpful/5(15). Hugo Vickers is a writer and broadcaster, who has written biographies of many twentieth century figures, including the Queen Mother, Gladys, Duchess of Marlborough, Cecil Beaton, Vivien Leigh, a study of Greta Garbo, Alice, Princess Andrew of Greece, and his book, The Private World of The Duke and Duchess of Windsor was illustrated with /5.

Cecil Beaton: A Biography Hardcover – June 1, by Hugo Vickers (Author)Cited by: 2. Coinciding with “Bright Young Things,” a new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, Cecil Beaton’s Cocktail Book is half s recipe manual, half historical homage to the work of the society.

M.C. Beaton was the creator and the writer of the fictional Hamish Macbeth series. The series kicked off way back in with the release of the first novel.

It is titled Death of a Gossip The book did well and a sequel came out two years later, titled Death of a Cad. Cecil Beaton’s Bright Young Things Text by Robin Muir. The stylish and extravagant world of the “Bright Young Things” of s and ’30s London, seen through the. Cecil Beaton began to use a visitors' book in when he moved to Ashcombe House in Wiltshire.

A 'who's who' of the 20th century, it contains the signatures of Greta Garbo, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Dali and the Queen Mother, among many celebrities and luminaries who visited Beaton at home.

The book spans the 30s, the 40s, and all the way up to Republished in a new paperback edition in time for Bright Young Things, a major exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery inCecil Beaton is the definitive and authorised biography of one of the world's most fascinating, famous and admired photographers/5(10).

Cecil Beaton book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Covers the years from to Beaton during that time travelled widely /5. Sir Cecil Beaton, in full Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton, (born JanuLondon, England—died JanuBroadchalke, Salisbury, Wiltshire), photographer known primarily for his portraits of celebrated persons, who also worked as an illustrator, a diarist, and an Academy Award-winning costume and set designer.

Beaton’s interest in photography began when, as a young boy, he. Cecil Beaton was a fashion, portrait and war photographer, a diarist, painter, interior designer and an Academy Award-winning stage and costume designer.

He is one of the most celebrated portrait photographers of the twentieth century and is renowned for his images of elegance, glamour and style/5.

The legendary fashion photographer is the subject of  Cecil Beaton: Portraits and Profiles, a new anthology pairing some of his most iconic images with personal diary entries about his subjects, including Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, and Elizabeth : Nina Stoller-Lindsey.

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.

Rare Images from a New Cecil Beaton Book The photographs reveal the polymath’s inspirations and influences. By Mark Yarm. Sept. 28, am ET When it comes to subjects for her.

HUGO VICKERS: British photographer Cecil Beaton and bisexual Hollywood megastar Greta Garbo had an all-consuming affair fuelled by jealousy, cruelty and obsession, a startling new book. The National Portrait Gallery’s Cecil Beaton’s Bright Young Things exhibition might be off the cards for a while, but Claridge’s is helping us all bring a little Jazz Age-style into our homes with Cecil Beaton’s Cocktail Book.

Contributed by Claridge’s bar manager Denis Brociin, the book is teeming with fun, Twenties-themed recipes inspired by Beaton's social sphere. Courtesy Cecil Beaton's Cocktail Book. A delightfully rich elixir of fresh ingredients and spirits. The frothy-topped and garish pink mixture might not seem the height of sophistication, but it was the firm favorite of the high-minded lawyers and writers of the pre-Prohibition gentleman’s club in Philadelphia from which it takes its : Tal Dekel-Daks.Cecil Beaton Cecil Beaton's diaries books Sapere books, Cecil Beaton's personal diaries, which include insights into his life, career and his interactions with others Josephine Ross, Beaton in Vogue Thames and Hudson Nationality: British.The book contains a number of shots from the s - my favourite being Girl in an opera coat, London and there is a photo of the Countess of Jersey, at Osterley She is wearing a very old fashioned dress and Cecil Beaton, one of The Great Photographers series, is a wonderful introduction to this amazing photographer/5.