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Hotel Taormina, Sicily (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Hotel Taormina, Sicily, 1975 C print Signature stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 The seaside swimming pool at the Hotel Taormina, Sicily, August 1975. Slim Aarons (1916-2006...
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1970s Modern Landscape Photography

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Lambda

Cafe in Monte Carlo (Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Diners on a cafe terrace in Monte Carlo, Monaco, 1975. Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. Slim Aarons (1916-2006) wo...
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1970s Realist Figurative Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons (Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons riding a bike along the quayside in Hawaii with cameras slung around his neck during the filming of 'Mister Roberts' in 1954. state stamped and hand numbered edition of ...
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1950s Modern Landscape Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons: Verbier Skier (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A blonde skier on the slopes at Verbier, an Alpine village in Switzerland’s Valais Canton, in February 1964. Slim Aarons Verbier Skier Estate Edition Estate stamped and hand number...
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1960s American Realist Figurative Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons Skiing Waiters (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
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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Lambda

Slim Aarons 'Skiing Waiters' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Skiing Waters Slim Aarons Estate Edition 40 x 40 inches Three skiing waiters on a ski slope, with the man in the foreground carrying a bird on a tray, the second man carrying a wine...
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1960s Realist Landscape Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons Verbier Vacation (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Caption: Holiday-makers take the sun on a mountain top in Verbier, 1964 Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. Slim Aaro...
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1960s Modern Color Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons 'Skiing Waiters' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Skiing Waters Slim Aarons Estate Edition 40 x 40 inches Three skiing waiters on a ski slope, with the man in the foreground carrying a bird on a tray, the second man carrying a wine...
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1960s Realist Landscape Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons, ;Golfing Pals' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
At the 16th hole on Pebble Beach golf course, singer and film star Bing Crosby (in red) and A Thomas Taylor, 1977 Complimentary dealer shipping to your framer, worldwide. Undercurr...
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2010s American Realist Color Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons 'Beverly Hills Hotel' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
1957—Cars parked outside the Beverly Hills Hotel on Sunset Boulevard in California. Beverly Hills Hotel Slim Aarons Estate Edition Numbered and stamped by the Slim Aarons Estate. C...
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1950s Realist Landscape Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons 'Minnie Cushing Surfing' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
American society girl Minnie Cushing carries her surfboard under her arm, September 1965. Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the e...
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1960s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons Soho Waiters Race (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Soho Waiters Race, 1955 Waiters carrying half bottles of champagne set off on the annual waiters' race from Soho Square to Greek Street, in London's Soho, 1955 Estate stamped and...
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1950s Modern Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Slim Aarons 'Lake Tahoe Trip' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Young women canoeing on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe, 1959. 40 x 40 inches $3950 30 x 30 inches $3350 20 x 20 inches $3000 This is a vibrant photograph, printed by the Slim Aar...
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1950s Realist Landscape Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons 'Lake Tahoe Trip' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Young women canoeing on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe, 1959. 40 x 40 inches $3950 30 x 30 inches $3350 20 x 20 inches $3000 This is a vibrant photograph, printed by the Slim Aar...
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1950s Realist Landscape Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons Cortina D'Ampezzo (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Isa Genolini and Maria Antonia in the main street of Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, March 1982. Slim Aarons Cortina D'Ampezzo Estate Edition Purchaser will get the next number in the ed...
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1980s American Realist Figurative Photography

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Lambda

Capucine (Slim Aarons estate edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Capucine, 1957 Fiber print 30 x 20 inches Estate stamped and numbered edition of 150
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1950s Modern Black and White Photography

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C Print

Slim Aarons, Skiing Waiters (Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Skiing Waiters, 1960 24 x 20 inches Lambda print Estate Edition of 150 Three skiing waiters on a ski slope, with the man in the foreground carrying a bird on a tray, the second man...
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1950s Modern Landscape Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons, Lounging In Verbier (Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Holidaymakers in sun loungers at Verbier, Switzerland, February 1964. Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. Slim Aarons...
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1960s Modern Figurative Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons, Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Slim Aarons Estate Ed.)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Marietine Birnie after a day snorkeling at the Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Comina), Malta, July 1959. Slim Aarons Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna Chromogenic Lambda Print Slim Aa...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons, Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Slim Aarons Estate Ed.)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Marietine Birnie after a day snorkeling at the Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Comina), Malta, July 1959. Slim Aarons Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna Chromogenic Lambda Print Slim Aa...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Verbier Vacation (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Caption: Holiday-makers take the sun on a mountain top in Verbier, 1964 Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. Slim Aaro...
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1960s Modern Color Photography

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Lambda

Skiing Waiters (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Caption: Three skiing waiters on a ski slope, with the man in the foreground carrying a bird on a tray, the second man carring a wine in an ice bucket and the third carrying a menu, ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Color Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons, Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Slim Aarons Estate Ed.)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Marietine Birnie after a day snorkeling at the Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Comina), Malta, July 1959. Slim Aarons Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna Chromogenic Lambda Print Slim Aa...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Underwater Drink (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Underwater Drink, 1972 Chromogenic lambda print Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. A woman drinking from a...
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1970s Modern Color Photography

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Lambda

Portofino, Italy (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Portofino, Italy, 1985 Chromogenic Lambda print Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. The most exclusive fishing villag...
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1980s Modern Color Photography

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Photographic Paper, Lambda

Slim Aarons, Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Slim Aarons Estate Ed.)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Marietine Birnie after a day snorkeling at the Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Comina), Malta, July 1959. Slim Aarons Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna Chromogenic Lambda Print Slim Aa...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Lambda

'Marbella House Party' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in London, GB
'Marbella House Party' 1980 Italy by Slim Aarons Guests at a party at the home of Sebastiano Bergese in Marbella, Spain, August 1967. (Photo by Slim Aarons) Oversize 40x30 inches...
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1960s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Slim Aarons - Speedboat Landing - Oversize - Estate Edition
By Slim Aarons
Located in London, GB
'Speedboat Landing' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition) A Magnum motorboat belonging to Count Filippo Theodoli arrives at the private jetty of the Il Pellicano Hotel in Porto Ercole, Ital...
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1970s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Coming Ashore - NEW - Slim Aarons Estate Edition
By Slim Aarons
Located in London, GB
Coming Ashore - NEW Slim Aarons Estate Edition A Magnum motorboat belonging to Count Filippo Theodoli arrives at the private jetty of the Il Pellicano Hotel in Porto Ercole, Italy. ...
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1970s Modern Landscape Photography

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C Print

El Venero - NEW - Slim Aarons Estate Edition
By Slim Aarons
Located in London, GB
El Venero - NEW Slim Aarons Estate Edition El Venero, the Moorish villa of Hector and Chico de Ayala in Marbella, Spain, 1967. (Photo by Slim Aarons) A gorgeous scene; and a brand ...
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1960s Modern Figurative Photography

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C Print

Coming Ashore - NEW - Slim Aarons Estate Edition
By Slim Aarons
Located in London, GB
Coming Ashore - NEW Slim Aarons Estate Edition A Magnum motorboat belonging to Count Filippo Theodoli arrives at the private jetty of the Il Pellicano Hotel in Porto Ercole, Italy. ...
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1970s Modern Landscape Photography

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C Print

'Marbella House Party' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in London, GB
'Marbella House Party' 1980 Italy by Slim Aarons Guests at a party at the home of Sebastiano Bergese in Marbella, Spain, August 1967. (Photo by Slim Aarons) Oversize 20 x 24 inch...
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1960s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Slim Aarons, Skiers at Courchevel (Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Skiers at Courchevel , 1979 Chromogenic Lambda Print Estate edition of 150 The ski resort of Courchevel, in the French Alps, 1979. Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 w...
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1980s Modern Color Photography

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Lambda

Faraglioni Rocks, Capri (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Faraglioni Rocks, Capri, 1974 Chromogenic Lambda print Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. Faraglioni Rock...
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1970s Modern Color Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons, Skiers at Courchevel (Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Skiers at Courchevel , 1979 Chromogenic Lambda Print Estate edition of 150 The ski resort of Courchevel, in the French Alps, 1979. Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 w...
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1980s Modern Color Photography

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Lambda

Minnie Cushing Surfing (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
American society girl Minnie Cushing carries her surfboard under her arm, September 1965. Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the e...
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1960s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Soho Waiters Race (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Waiters carrying half bottles of champagne set off on the annual waiters' race from Soho Square to Greek Street, in London's Soho, 1955 Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 1...
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1950s Modern Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Slim Aarons Winter Wear, Cortina d'Ampezzo (Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Caption:Manuela Bormanero and a friend holiday in the Italian ski resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo, March 1976. Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authe...
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1970s Modern Figurative Photography

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Lambda

Kings of Hollywood (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Kings of Hollywood (Slim Aarons Estate Edition), 1957 Film stars (left to right) Clark Gable (1901 - 1960), Van Heflin (1910 - 1971), Gary Cooper (1901 - 1961) and James Stewart (19...
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1950s American Modern Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Pool On Amalfi Coast (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
A view of the seaside pool at the Hotel St. Caterina, Amalfi, Italy, September 1984. Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the Slim A...
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1980s Modern Color Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons - Speedboat Landing - Giant size - Estate Edition
By Slim Aarons
Located in London, GB
'Speedboat Landing' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition) A Magnum motorboat belonging to Count Filippo Theodoli arrives at the private jetty of the Il Pellicano Hotel in Porto Ercole, Ital...
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1970s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Slim Aarons Estate Edition - Campbell Falls Picnic - NEW
By Slim Aarons
Located in London, GB
Campbell Falls Picnic - NEW Slim Aarons Estate Edition A family enjoy a picnic on the bank of the Whiting River near Campbell Falls Massachusetts USA 1959 A gorgeous scene; and a ...
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1950s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Slim Aarons Estate Edition - Campbell Falls Picnic - NEW
By Slim Aarons
Located in London, GB
Campbell Falls Picnic - NEW Slim Aarons Estate Edition A family enjoy a picnic on the bank of the Whiting River near Campbell Falls Massachusetts USA 1959 A gorgeous scene; and a ...
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1950s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Acapulco Pool, Villa Nirvana (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Acapulco Pool, Villa Nirvana, 1968 Chromogenic Lambda print Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. Las Brisas Residencias,...
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1960s Modern Color Photography

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Lambda

Apres Ski, Squaw Valley (Slim Aarons Estate Edition
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
A party of skiers adjourn for drinks at the bar on top of peak KT-22, Squaw Valley, California, 1961. Second from right is American lawyer and businessman Alexander Cochrane Cushing ...
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1960s Modern Color Photography

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Lambda

Pool At Las Brisas (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Pool At Las Brisas, 1972 Guests in the pool at the Las Brisas Hotel, Acapulco, Mexico, February 1972. Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authentic...
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1970s Modern Color Photography

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Lambda

Social Call, Las Brisas, Acapulco (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Social Call, Las Brisas, Acapulco, 1972 Chromogenic lambda print Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. Cha...
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1970s Modern Color Photography

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Lambda

Keep Your Cool (Backgammon in Acapulco) (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Slim Aarons, 'Keep Your Cool (Backgammon in Acapulco)' Carmen Alvarez enjoying a game of backgammon with Frank 'Brandy' Brandstetter in a swimming pool at Acapulco. Estate stamped...
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1970s Realist Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Jhelum River, Jammu and Kashmir, India (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A boat trip on the Jhelum River near Srinagar, in Jammu and Kashmir, India, 1961. The boat is called the 'HB Cutty Sark'. Complimentary dealer shipping to your framer, worldwide. U...
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1960s Landscape Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons - Hotel Du Cap-Eden-Roc - Riva Boats - Estate Edition
By Slim Aarons
Located in London, GB
'Hotel Du Cap-Eden-Roc' by Slim Aarons ESTATE EDITION - numbered and emboss stamped on front. (edition size 150 only) Waterskiing from the Hotel Du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, ...
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1960s Modern Landscape Photography

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C Print

Self Portrait on Holiday in Athens, Greece (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Legendary photographer Slim Aarons relaxes in a self portrait shot in Athens, near the Acropolis. Slim Aarons said, "I love a solo holiday. It tends to refresh the part of oneself t...
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1950s Realist Figurative Photography

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Lambda

Self Portrait on Holiday in Athens, Greece (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Legendary photographer Slim Aarons relaxes in a self portrait shot in Athens, near the Acropolis. Slim Aarons said, "I love a solo holiday. It tends to refresh the part of oneself t...
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1950s Realist Figurative Photography

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Lambda

Patsy Pulitzer (Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Patsy Pulitzer rummaging in her bag on the seat of an open car Palm Beach, Florida, 1955. Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the e...
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1950s Modern Figurative Photography

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Lambda

Poolside Backgammon (Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Guests at the Villa Nirvana, owned by Oscar Obregon, in Las Brisas, Acapulco, Mexico, 1972. Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from th...
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1970s Realist Color Photography

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Lambda

Ice Hockey (Aaron Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
A group of people play an improvised game of ice hockey in Gstaad, 1992. Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. Slim Aar...
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1990s Modern Landscape Photography

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Lambda

Saint-Tropez Boucherie (Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
A boucherie or butcher's shop on Rue des Commercants in Saint-Tropez, on the French Riviera, 1971. Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity f...
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1970s Realist Figurative Photography

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Lambda

Pool Las Hadas (Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Guests round the pool at Las Hadas, Manzanillo, Mexico, 1974. Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. Slim Aarons (1916-2...
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1970s Modern Landscape Photography

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Lambda

Lounging In Verbier (Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Holidaymakers in sun loungers at Verbier, Switzerland, February 1964. Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. Slim Aarons...
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1960s Modern Figurative Photography

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Lambda

Swimmer and Sunbather (Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
An underwater swimmer and a sunbather at Lake Tahoe, 1959. The line on the bottom of the pool marks the state line between Nevada and California. Estate stamped and hand numbered ed...
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1950s Modern Color Photography

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Lambda

Pussyfooting, Dee Hartford (Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Actress Dee Hartford, wife of film producer Howard Hawks, sips a Pussyfoot - a mixture of Jamaican fruit juices, 1958. Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certifica...
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1950s Modern Portrait Photography

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Lambda

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A slim aarons estate print can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price for items in our inventory is $3,350, while the lowest priced sells for $1,320 and the highest can go for as much as $11,054.

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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The first permanent image created by a camera — which materialized during the 1820s — is attributed to Joseph Nicéphore Niépce. The French inventor was on to something for sure. Kodak introduced roll film in the 1880s, allowing photography to become more democratic, although cameras wouldn’t be universally accessible until several decades later. 

Digital photographic techniques, software, smartphone cameras and social-networking platforms such as Instagram have made it even easier in the modern era for budding photographers to capture the world around them as well as disseminate their images far and wide. 

What might leading figures of visual art such as Andy Warhol have done with these tools at their disposal?

Today, when we aren’t looking at the digital photos that inundate us on our phones, we look to the past to celebrate the photographers who have broken rules as well as records — provocative and prolific artists like Horst P. Horst, Lillian Bassman and Helmut Newton, who altered the face of fashion and portrait photography; visionary documentary photographers such as Gordon Parks, whose best-known work was guided by social justice; and pioneers of street photography such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, who shot for revolutionary travel magazines like Holiday with the likes of globetrotting society lensman Slim Aarons.

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