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Skiing Waiters Estate Edition Photograph (Vintage Winter Snowscape)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Three skiing waiters on a ski slope, circa 1960. In the foreground, a white-clad chef skis towards the viewer, offering a beautifully prepared bird on a tray. Behind him, a man in a ...
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1960s Realist Landscape Photography

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Beverly Hills Hotel, Estate Edition Photograph, Classic Mint Green on Blue
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
1957—Cars parked outside the Beverly Hills Hotel on Sunset Boulevard in California. Beverly Hills Hotel Slim Aarons Estate Edition 40x40 inches Numbered and stamped by the Slim Aar...
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1950s Realist Landscape Photography

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1955 Slim Aarons Estate Photograph "CZ's House" by, Slim Aarons
By Slim Aarons
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
1955 Slim Arrons Photograph "CZ'S House" by, Slim Aarons. This photograph depicts Mrs. Lucy Douglas Cochrane (1920-20013) better known as CZ Guest The photo shows her reclining on a ...
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Mid-20th Century Photography

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Glass, Mirror, Paper

Palm Springs Pool - Slim Aarons, 20th century, Mountains, Landscape Photograph
By Slim Aarons
Located in Brighton, GB
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20th Century American Modern Portrait Photography

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C Print

Lake Tahoe Trip - Slim Aarons, 20th century, Photograph, Sunlight, Sunshine
By Slim Aarons
Located in Brighton, GB
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20th Century American Modern Landscape Photography

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Fan Mail - Slim Aarons, 20th Century, Photograph, Marilyn Monroe, Hollywood
By Slim Aarons
Located in Brighton, GB
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20th Century American Modern Portrait Photography

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Photographic Paper, Color, Lambda

Coconut Cocktail - Slim Aarons, 20th Century photograph, Bikini, Nude, Blonde
By Slim Aarons
Located in Brighton, GB
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20th Century American Modern Portrait Photography

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Barbados Bliss - Slim Aarons, 20th Century, Flower Photography, Style Photograph
By Slim Aarons
Located in Brighton, GB
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20th Century American Modern Portrait Photography

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Photographic Paper, Color, Lambda

Pool at Lake Tahoe - Slim Aarons, 20th Century, Photograph, Sunlight, Swimming
By Slim Aarons
Located in Brighton, GB
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20th Century American Modern Color Photography

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1968 Slim Aarons Photograph "Donald Leas Palm Beach" Estate Stamped LE 2/150
By Slim Aarons
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
1968 Slim Aarons original photograph limited edition estate stamped and numbered "Donald Leas & Friend Palm Beach" Estate-Signed, Edition 2-150. This limited edition original photogr...
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20th Century English Photography

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Glass, Wood, Paint, Paper

Volleyball in Santa Barbara, 1975 - Slim Aarons, 20th Century, Sports Photograph
By Slim Aarons
Located in Brighton, GB
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20th Century American Modern Landscape Photography

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Photographic Paper, Color, Lambda

Winter in Gstaad - Slim Aarons, 20th century, Photograph, Snow, Landscape, Pine
By Slim Aarons
Located in Brighton, GB
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20th Century American Modern Landscape Photography

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C Print

Lounging in Gstaad - Slim Aarons, 20th century, Photograph, Skiing, Luxury, Snow
By Slim Aarons
Located in Brighton, GB
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20th Century American Modern Color Photography

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Skiers on the Slopes of Sugarbush - Slim Aarons, 20th century, Winter photograph
By Slim Aarons
Located in Brighton, GB
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20th Century American Modern Portrait Photography

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The Pool at Villa Nirvana, Acapulco - Slim Aarons, 20th Century, Photograph, Sea
By Slim Aarons
Located in Brighton, GB
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20th Century American Modern Landscape Photography

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Photographic Paper, Color, Lambda

View of Hotel du Cap, Eden Roc - Slim Aarons, 20th century, Planes, Photograph
By Slim Aarons
Located in Brighton, GB
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20th Century American Modern Landscape Photography

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C Print

Social Call, Estate Edition Photograph
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
1972—Charley Weaver makes a poolside phone call under a white fringe umbrella on a cream rotary phone at Las Brisas in Acapulco, Mexico. She wears a yellow swimsuit and brown floral ...
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1970s Realist Nude Photography

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Family Pool, Estate Edition Photograph
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
circa 1960: Mrs A Watson Armour III (Jean Schweppe) with friends and family enjoying the pool on their estate at Lake Forest, Illinois. A Wonderful Time - Slim Aarons Slim Aarons Fa...
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1960s Realist Portrait Photography

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Social Call, Estate Edition Photograph
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
1972-Charley Weaver makes a poolside phone call under a white fringe umbrella on a cream rotary phone at Las Brisas in Acapulco, Mexico. She wears a yellow swimsuit and brown floral ...
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1970s Realist Nude Photography

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Pool at Lake Tahoe, Estate Edition Photograph
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Bathers by a pool at the Tahoe Tavern on the shore of Lake Tahoe, California, 1959. Majestic pine trees frame the turquoise pool, where vintage holidaymakesr are shaded by fringed pa...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Jackie K, Estate Edition Photograph [Classic Pearls Jacqueline Kennedy]
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Iconic photography of young Jackie Kennedy (Jacqueline Onassis) (1929 - 1994) wife of Senator Jack Kennedy, at a 'April in Paris' ball with classic pearls, red lipstick, a white sati...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Jackie K, Estate Edition Photograph [Classic Pearls Jacqueline Kennedy]
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Iconic photography of young Jackie Kennedy (Jacqueline Onassis) (1929 - 1994) wife of Senator Jack Kennedy, at a 'April in Paris' ball with classic pearls, red lipstick, a white sati...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Jackie K, Estate Edition Photograph [Classic Pearls Jacqueline Kennedy]
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Iconic photography of young Jackie Kennedy (Jacqueline Onassis) (1929 - 1994) wife of Senator Jack Kennedy, at a 'April in Paris' ball with classic pearls, red lipstick, a white sati...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Kaufmann Desert House Estate Edition Photograph (Poolside Series)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
1970: A desert house in Palm Springs designed by Richard Neutra for Edgar Kaufman. Lita Baron approaches Nelda Linsk, right, wife of art dealer Joseph Linsk who is talking to a frien...
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1960s Realist Landscape Photography

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Giacomo Mantegazza, Villa La Casinella, Lake Como, Estate Edition Photograph
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Giacomo and Stefania Mantegazza welcome guests arriving by boat at their villa, La Casinella, on Lake Como. Brilliant green trees contrast with the vivid orange, reds and turquoise o...
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1980s Realist Landscape Photography

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Giacomo Montegazza, Villa La Casinella, Lake Como, Estate Edition Photograph
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Giacomo and Stefania Montegazza welcome guests arriving by boat at their villa, La Casinella, on Lake Como. Slim Aarons Giacomo Montegazza, Villa La Casinella, Lake Como Slim Aarons...
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1980s Realist Landscape Photography

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Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil, Estate Edition Photograph (Sunbathers, Ocean, Pool)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Holidaymakers in Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil, January 1983. On a sparkling day, Slim Aarons captures a glamorous scene of vintage sunbathers relaxing in stylish bikinis and swimsuits ...
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1980s Realist Landscape Photography

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Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil, Estate Edition Photograph (Sunbathers, Ocean, Pool)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Holidaymakers in Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil, January 1983. On a sparkling day, Slim Aarons captures a glamorous scene of vintage sunbathers relaxing in stylish bikinis and swimsuits ...
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1980s Realist Landscape Photography

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Eva Gabor, Estate Edition Photograph, Midcentury Classic Hollywood, Vintage Pink
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
TV and film actress Eva Gabor takes a coffee in an unfinished bedroom in Bay Roc Hotel, Montego, Jamaica, 1950. In this classic image of vintage mid-century Hollywood, Eva Gabor enjo...
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1940s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Eva Gabor, Estate Edition Photograph, Midcentury Classic Hollywood, Vintage Pink
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
TV and film actress Eva Gabor takes a coffee in an unfinished bedroom in Bay Roc Hotel, Montego, Jamaica, 1950. In this classic image of vintage mid-century Hollywood, Eva Gabor enjo...
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1940s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Saint-Tropez Boucherie, French Riviera, Estate Edition Photograph, Classic Red
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
An iconic French boucherie on Rue des Commercants in Saint-Tropez, on the French Riviera, France August 1971. In the foreground, two women and a girl, dressed for holiday sunshine, ...
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1960s Realist Landscape Photography

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Salvador Dali's Party, Estate Edition Photograph [Surrealist Dinner, Green+Red]
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
1959: Surrealist painter Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989) with a red-haired woman in a green dress at a vintage ball in New York. The artist is captured with his characteristic walking st...
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1950s Surrealist Figurative Photography

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Salvador Dali: Take It: Estate Edition Photograph [Iconic Surrealist, Modernist]
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
September 1970: With some of his mystical artwork at Port Ligat, Costa Brava, painter Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989) in a characteristic pose with his trademark walking-stick in vibrant...
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1960s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Saint-Tropez Boucherie, French Riviera, Estate Edition Photograph, Classic Red
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
An iconic French boucherie on Rue des Commercants in Saint-Tropez, on the French Riviera, France August 1971. In the foreground, two women and a girl, dressed for holiday sunshine, ...
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1970s Realist Landscape Photography

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Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil, Estate Edition Photograph (Sunbathers, Ocean, Pool)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Holidaymakers in Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil, January 1983. On a sparkling day, Slim Aarons captures a glamorous scene of vintage sunbathers relaxing in stylish bikinis and swimsuits ...
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1980s Realist Landscape Photography

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Esther Williams Estate Ed. Photograph (Swimmer, TV Actress, Olympic Commentator)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Esther Williams Slim Aarons Estate Edition American swimmer and actress Esther Williams (1921 - 2013) lounging on a trampoline, circa 1956. 40 x 40 inches $3950 30 x ...
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1950s Realist Portrait Photography

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Salvador Dali's Party, Estate Edition Photograph [Surrealist Dinner, Green+Red]
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
1959: Surrealist painter Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989) with a red-haired woman in a green dress at a vintage ball in New York. The artist is captured with his characteristic walking st...
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1950s Surrealist Figurative Photography

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Salvador Dali's Party, Estate Edition Photograph [Surrealist Dinner, Green+Red]
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
1959: Surrealist painter Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989) with a red-haired woman in a green dress at a vintage ball in New York. The artist is captured with his characteristic walking st...
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1950s Surrealist Figurative Photography

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Salvador Dali's Party, Estate Edition Photograph [Surrealist Dinner, Green+Red]
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
1959: Surrealist painter Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989) with a red-haired woman in a green dress at a vintage ball in New York. The artist is captured with his characteristic walking st...
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1950s American Realist Figurative Photography

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Saint-Tropez Boucherie, French Riviera, Estate Edition Photograph, Classic Red
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
An iconic French boucherie on Rue des Commercants in Saint-Tropez, on the French Riviera, France August 1971. In the foreground, two women and a girl, dressed for holiday sunshine, ...
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1960s Realist Landscape Photography

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Kings of Hollywood (New Year's at Romanoff's) Estate Edition Photograph
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Film stars (left to right) Clark Gable (1901 - 1960), Van Heflin (1910 - 1971), Gary Cooper (1901 - 1961) and James Stewart (1908 - 1997) enjoy a joke at a New Year's party held at R...
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1950s Realist Black and White Photography

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Salvador Dali: Take It: Estate Edition Photograph [Iconic Surrealist, Modernist]
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
September 1970: With some of his mystical artwork at Port Ligat, Costa Brava, painter Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989) in a characteristic pose with his trademark walking-stick in vibrant...
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1970s Realist Portrait Photography

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Saint-Tropez Beach Estate Edition Photograph (French Riviera, Red, Green, Ocean)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons' Saint-Tropez Beach, an Estate Edition photograph, is a vintage scene of sunbathers on the French Riviera, August 1971. Colorful coral red and mint green umbrellas shelte...
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1970s Realist Landscape Photography

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Party on the Steps, Estate Edition Photograph, Palm Springs Poolside series
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
1970: Guests by the pool at Nelda Linsk's desert house in Palm Springs, California, January 1970. Partygoers in vintage desert glam and sportswear enjoy the afternoon in a in pastel ...
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1970s Realist Landscape Photography

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Salvador Dali: Take It: Estate Edition Photograph [Iconic Surrealist, Modernist]
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
September 1970: With some of his mystical artwork at Port Ligat, Costa Brava, painter Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989) in a characteristic pose with his trademark walking-stick in vibrant...
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1970s Surrealist Portrait Photography

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Verbier Vacation Estate Edition Photograph [Swiss Alps, Ski, Red, Blue, Green]
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Verbier Vacation: Skiiers on holiday take in the sun on a snow-covered mountain top in Verbier, 1964. In one of Slim Aarons most popular and iconic images, bright, colorful notes of ...
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1960s Realist Landscape Photography

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Hotel du Cap Eden-Roc, Estate Edition Photograph (Poolside in Antibes)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Bathers enjoy the sun by the pool at the Hôtel du Cap Eden-Roc, Antibes, France, 1978. Aarons' iconic photograph depicts the legendary hotel made famous by Fitzgerald's Tender is the...
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1970s Realist Landscape Photography

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Esther Williams, Estate Edition Photograph of Vintage Glamour (Green and White)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Esther Williams Slim Aarons Estate Edition Legendary American swimmer and actress Esther Williams (1921 - 2013) lounging on a white trampoline in a green swimsuit, circa...
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1950s Realist Portrait Photography

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Hôtel du Cap Eden-Roc Estate Edition Photograph: Poolside in Antibes
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Bathers enjoy the sun by the pool at the Hôtel du Cap Eden-Roc, Antibes, France, 1976. Aarons' iconic photograph depicts the legendary hotel made famous by Fitzgerald's Tender is the...
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1970s Realist Nude Photography

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Hôtel du Cap Eden-Roc Estate Edition Photograph: Poolside in Antibes
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Bathers enjoy the sun by the pool at the Hôtel du Cap Eden-Roc, Antibes, France, 1976. Aarons' iconic photograph depicts the legendary hotel made famous by Fitzgerald's Tender is the...
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1970s Realist Nude Photography

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Hotel du Cap Eden-Roc, Estate Edition Photograph (Poolside in Antibes)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Bathers enjoy the sun by the pool at the Hôtel du Cap Eden-Roc, Antibes, France, 1969. Aarons' iconic photograph depicts the legendary hotel made famous by Fitzgerald's Tender is the...
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1960s Realist Landscape Photography

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Lake Tahoe Trip, Estate Edition Photograph, Red, Green, White Canoes Zephyr Cove
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
1959: Young women canoeing on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe, a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, straddling the border of California and Nevada. Three young woman...
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1950s Realist Landscape Photography

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Lake Tahoe Trip, Estate Edition Photograph, Red, Green, White Canoes Zephyr Cove
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
1959: Young women canoeing on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe, a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, straddling the border of California and Nevada. Three young woman...
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1950s Realist Landscape Photography

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Lake Tahoe Trip, Estate Edition Photograph, Red, Green, White Canoes Zephyr Cove
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
1959: Young women canoeing on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe, a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, straddling the border of California and Nevada. Three young woman...
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1950s Realist Landscape Photography

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Lake Tahoe Trip, Estate Edition Photograph, Red, Green, White Canoes Zephyr Cove
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
1959: Young women canoeing on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe, a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, straddling the border of California and Nevada. Three young woman...
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1950s Realist Landscape Photography

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Hotel du Cap Eden-Roc, Estate Edition Photograph (Glamorous Poolside in Antibes)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Bathers enjoy the sun by the pool at the Hôtel du Cap Eden-Roc, Antibes, France, 1976. Aarons' iconic photograph depicts the legendary hotel made famous by Fitzgerald's Tender is the...
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1970s Realist Landscape Photography

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Waterskiing Star: Kirk Douglas, Hôtel du Cap Eden-Roc, Estate Edition Photograph
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
American film star Kirk Douglas water-skiing in the sunshine at the Eden Roc annex to the Hotel du Cap d'Antibes on the French Riviera, August 1969. Aarons' iconic photograph depicts...
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1960s Realist Landscape Photography

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Model Boat Sailing in Central Park NYC, Estate Edition Photograph, Children Play
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
A group of young boys sailing model sailboats at Harlem Meer, Central Park, New York City, New York, 1948. Crouching on rocks at the side of the lake, three children enjoy a pleasant...
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1940s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Motorboat at Hôtel du Cap Eden-Roc, Estate Edition Photograph, Antibes, Waterski
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
A motorboat, used to tow waterskiiers, moored at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes on the French Riviera, August 1969. Aarons' iconic photograph depicts the legendary hotel made f...
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1960s Realist Landscape Photography

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Towboat at Hôtel du Cap Eden-Roc, Estate Edition Photograph, Antibes, Waterski
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
A motorboat, used to tow waterskiiers, moored at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes on the French Riviera, August 1969. Aarons' iconic photograph depicts the legendary hotel made f...
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1960s Realist Landscape Photography

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Photographs Slim Aarons For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of photographs slim aarons available for sale. Each of these unique photographs slim aarons was constructed with extraordinary care, often using glass, paper and wood. There are all kinds of photographs slim aarons available, from those produced as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century. There have been many well-made photographs slim aarons over the years, but those made by Slim Aarons and Slim Schramm are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

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Slim Aarons Biography and Important Works

American photographer Slim Aarons captured the 20th century’s international jet set — U.S. socialites, European royalty, Hollywood stars — at play in sun-kissed locales like Monaco, Saint-Tropez and Palm Beach, as well as other luxurious settings around the globe.

Committed to eschewing makeup and artificial lighting, Aarons created images that are at once candid and polished, combining the relaxed posture of his subjects, who trusted him to document their lives, with the visual sharpness of a seasoned art director. Having gotten his start taking pictures for the U.S. military magazine Yank during World War II, he contributed over the course of his career to Life, Town and Country and Holiday magazines and published several books.

Aarons was born in Manhattan in 1916. He joined the army at 18, shooting military maneuvers at West Point before serving as a combat photographer, for which he was awarded a Purple Heart. After the war, he moved to California and began snapping socialites and movie stars. In the 1950s, he opened a bureau for Life magazine in Rome, where he took pictures capturing the postwar scene. Aarons was always able to win the trust of his elite subjects, who saw him as close to a peer, rather than a paparazzo. In a 2002 interview with The Independent, he remarked, ''I knew everyone. They would invite me to one of their parties because they knew I wouldn't hurt them. I was one of them.'' This access allowed Aarons to document the rich and famous with their guard down, reading newspapers and magazines, talking on the phone, relaxing by the pool, and chatting with friends. The 1957 photograph The Kings of Hollywood, for example, which won him wide acclaim, shows Clark Gable, Van Heflin, Gary Cooper and Jimmy Stewart laughing together as they celebrate New Year’s Eve.

Many of Aarons’s best-known images involve games and sports. In the 1972 Poolside Backgammon, two young women play the board game of the title against the backdrop of a majestic Acapulco estate. In 1958’s Cannes Watersports, a couple attempts to glide across the Golfe de la Napoule on Jet Skis, one expertly and one hanging on for dear life. And in Penthouse Pool, shot in Athens in 1961, a young woman wearing a yellow bathing cap smiles coyly at the camera, surrounded by friends and brightly colored seat cushions, with the Acropolis faintly visible in the background. Among Aarons’s books are 1974’s A Wonderful Time: An Intimate Portrait of the Good Life, and its 2003 sequel, Once Upon a Time. His final book, A Place in the Sun, was published in 2005, one year before his death.

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