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Slim Aarons Pool On Amalfi Coast
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Pool On Amalfi Coast, 1984 Chromogenic lambda print 40 x 30 inches Estate edition of 150 A view of the seaside pool at the Hotel St. Caterina, Amalfi, Italy, September 1984. Slim ...
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1980s Modern Color Photography

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Slim Aarons Penthouse Pool
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Young women by the Canellopoulos penthouse pool, Athens, July 1961. The Acropolis is in the background. Slim Aarons (1916-2006) worked mainly for society publications photographing...
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1960s Modern Color Photography

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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

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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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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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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Pantz Pool
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Pantz Pool, 1985: Laura Hawk, assistant to the photographer, relaxes by the pool at El Rincon, the von Pantz' Marbella home. Staley-Wise Gallery offers photographic prints from the ...
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1980s Photography

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C Print

Penthouse Pool
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Young women by the Canellopoulos penthouse pool, Athens, July 1961. The Acropolis is in the background. Slim Aarons (1916-2006) worked mainly for society publications photographing...
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1960s Modern Color Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons, Pool At Saint Tropez
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Pool At St Tropez, France, circa 1970 C print Estate stamped and numbered edition of 150 with Certificate of authenticity Guests around the pool at a villa in St Trope...
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1960s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Slim Aarons, Pool At Las Hadas
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Pool At Las Hadas, 1974 C print Estate stamped and numbered edition of 150 with Certificate of authenticity Guests round the pool at Las Hadas, Manzanillo, Mexico, 197...
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1960s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Slim Aarons, Pool At Las Brisas
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Pool At Las Brisas, 1972 C print Estate stamped and numbered edition of 150 with Certificate of authenticity Guests in the pool at the Las Brisas Hotel, Acapulco, Mexi...
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1970s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Slim Aarons, Pool at Lake Tahoe (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Bathers by a pool at the Tahoe Tavern on the shore of Lake Tahoe, California, 1959 Slim Aarons Pool at Lake Tahoe Chromogenic Lambda print Slim Aarons Estate Edition Printed Later C...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Slim Aarons, Pool at Lake Tahoe (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Bathers by a pool at the Tahoe Tavern on the shore of Lake Tahoe, California, 1959 Slim Aarons Pool at Lake Tahoe Chromogenic Lambda print Slim Aarons Estate Edition Complimentary d...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Slim Aarons, Pool At Lake Tahoe (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Pool At Lake Tahoe, 1959 (printed later) Archival pigment print Estate stamped and numbered edition of 150 with Certificate of authenticity Bathers by a pool at the Tah...
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1950s Modern Color Photography

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Archival Pigment

Slim Aarons, Pool at Lake Tahoe (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Bathers by a pool at the Tahoe Tavern on the shore of Lake Tahoe, California, 1959 Slim Aarons Pool at Lake Tahoe Chromogenic Lambda print Slim Aarons Estate Edition Complimentary d...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Slim Aarons, Pool at Lake Tahoe (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Bathers by a pool at the Tahoe Tavern on the shore of Lake Tahoe, California, 1959 Slim Aarons Pool at Lake Tahoe Chromogenic Lambda print Slim Aarons Estate Edition Complimentary d...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Slim Aarons, Pool In St Tropez (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Guests around the pool at a villa in St Tropez, France, circa 1970. Slim Aarons St Tropez Pool Lambda Print 4 sizes available Slim Aarons Estate Edition 40 x 60 inches $3950 30 x ...
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1970s Realist Landscape Photography

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Slim Aarons, Pool In St Tropez (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Guests around the pool at a villa in St Tropez, France, circa 1970. Slim Aarons St Tropez Pool Lambda Print 4 sizes available Slim Aarons Estate Edition 40 x 60 inches $3950 30 x ...
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1970s Realist Landscape Photography

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Slim Aarons, Pool In St Tropez (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Guests around the pool at a villa in St Tropez, France, circa 1970. Slim Aarons St Tropez Pool Lambda Print 4 sizes available Slim Aarons Estate Edition 40 x 60 inches $3950 30 x ...
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1940s Realist Landscape Photography

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Slim Aarons 'Pool on the 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, Printed Later Slim Aarons Pool on the Amalfi Coast Chromogenic Lambda Print Slim Aarons Estate E...
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1980s Realist Landscape Photography

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Slim Aarons 'Pool at the Four Winds' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Pool at the Four Winds 1968 (printed later) C print Estate stamped and numbered edition of 150 with Certificate of authenticity Bathers around the pool at 'Four Winds'...
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1960s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Slim Aarons 'Pool on the 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. Slim Aarons Pool on the Amalfi Coast Chromogenic Lambda Print Slim Aarons Estate Edition Compli...
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1980s Realist Landscape Photography

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Slim Aarons 'Nice Pool'
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Nice Pool, 1955, Printed Later C print 48 x 48 inches Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. American writer C.Z. Guest (M...
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1950s Modern Color Photography

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Archival Pigment

Slim Aarons, Family Pool
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Family Pool, 1960 C print Estate stamped and numbered edition of 150 with Certificate of authenticity circa 1960: Mrs A Watson Armour III (Jean Schweppe) with friends a...
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1960s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Slim Aarons, Acapulco Pool
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Home of architect Arturo Pani, Acapulco, Mexico, 1971 Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. Slim Aarons (1916-2006) w...
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1970s Modern Color Photography

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Slim Aarons, Penthouse Pool
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Penthouse Pool, 1961 Archival pigment print Estate stamped and numbered edition of 150 with Certificate of authenticity Young women by the Canellopoulos penthouse pool,...
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1950s Modern Color Photography

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Archival Pigment

Slim Aarons 'Family Pool' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
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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Slim Aarons Penthouse Pool
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Penthouse Pool, 1959 C print 20 x 16 inches Estate edition of 150 Young women by the Canellopoulos penthouse pool, Athens, July 1961. The Acropolis is in the background. Slim Aar...
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1950s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Slim Aarons, Neoclassical Pool (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Mrs T. Dennie Boardman and her children Samuel Jay and Sarah climbing the steps from the pool at the home of Boardman's parents in Palm Beach, Florida, 1985 Slim Aarons Slim Aarons,...
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1980s American Realist Color Photography

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Slim Aarons 'Family Pool' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
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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Lambda

Slim Aarons 'Family Pool' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
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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Lambda

Slim Aarons, Penthouse Pool (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Penthouse Pool, 1961 (printed later) Archival pigment print Estate stamped and numbered edition of 150 with Certificate of authenticity Young women by the Canellopoulo...
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1950s Modern Color Photography

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Archival Pigment

Slim Aarons 'Marbella Pool' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Laura Hawk, assistant to the Slim Aarons, relaxes by the pool at El Rincon, the von Pantz's Marbella home, September 1st, 1985. Slim Aarons Marbella Pool Chromogenic Lambda Print Sl...
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1980s Realist Landscape Photography

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Slim Aarons 'Family Pool' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
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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Slim Aarons, Penthouse Pool (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Penthouse Pool, 1961 (printed later) Archival pigment print Estate stamped and numbered edition of 150 with Certificate of authenticity Young women by the Canellopoulo...
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1950s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Slim Aarons 'Family Pool' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
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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Lambda

Slim Aarons Marbella Pool (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Laura Hawk, assistant to the Slim Aarons, relaxes by the pool at El Rincon, the von Pantz's Marbella home, September 1st, 1985. Slim Aarons Marbella Pool Chromogenic Lambda print Pr...
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1980s Realist Landscape Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons 'Family Pool' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
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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Lambda

Slim Aarons 'Marbella Pool' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Laura Hawk, assistant to the Slim Aarons, relaxes by the pool at El Rincon, the von Pantz's Marbella home, September 1st, 1985. Slim Aarons Marbella Pool Chromogenic Lambda print Pr...
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1980s Realist Landscape Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons 'NIce Pool' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
American writer C.Z. Guest (Mrs F.C. Winston Guest, 1920 - 2003) and her son Alexander Michael Douglas Dudley Guest in front of their Grecian temple pool on the ocean-front estate, V...
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1950s Realist Color Photography

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Slim Aarons 'Penthouse Pool' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Young women by the Canellopoulos penthouse pool, Athens, July 1961. Slim Aarons Penthouse Pool Chromogenic Lambda print Printed Later Slim Aarons Estate Edition Complimentary dealer...
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1960s Realist Portrait Photography

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Slim Aarons 'Penthouse Pool' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Young women by the Canellopoulos penthouse pool, Athens, July 1961. Slim Aarons Penthouse Pool Chromogenic Lambda print Printed Later Slim Aarons Estate Edition Complimentary dealer...
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1960s Realist Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons, Nice Pool (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Nice Pool, 1955, Printed Later C print 40 x 40 inches Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. American writer C.Z. Guest (M...
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1950s Modern Color Photography

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Archival Pigment

Slim Aarons 'Marbella Pool' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Laura Hawk, assistant to the Slim Aarons, relaxes by the pool at El Rincon, the von Pantz's Marbella home, September 1st, 1985. Slim Aarons Marbella Pool Chromogenic Lambda Print Sl...
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1980s Realist Landscape Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons 'Gasthof Post Pool' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Guests lounging by the indoor swimming pool of the Gasthof Post in Lech, Austria, February 1979. Slim Aarons Gasthof Post Pool Chromogenic Lambda print Printed Later Slim Aarons Est...
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1970s Realist Landscape Photography

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Slim Aarons, Clifftop Pool, Barranca (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Guests around the clifftop pool at Warren Avis' villa 'La Barranca', Las Brisas, Acapulco, Mexico, January 1971. Slim Aarons 'Clifftop Pool' Chromogenic Lambda print Slim Aarons E...
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1970s American Realist Color Photography

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Slim Aarons 'Gasthof Post Pool' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Guests lounging by the indoor swimming pool of the Gasthof Post in Lech, Austria, February 1979. Slim Aarons Gasthof Post Pool Chromogenic Lambda print Printed Later Slim Aarons Est...
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1970s Realist Landscape Photography

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Slim Aarons 'Gasthof Post Pool' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Guests lounging by the indoor swimming pool of the Gasthof Post in Lech, Austria, February 1979. Slim Aarons Gasthof Post Pool Chromogenic Lambda print Printed Later Slim Aarons Est...
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1970s Realist Landscape Photography

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Slim Aarons Penthouse Pool, Acropolis (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Young women by the Canellopoulos penthouse pool, Athens, July 1961. Slim Aarons Penthouse Pool Slim Aarons Estate Edition Chromogenic Lambda print Stamped and hand numbered by the S...
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1960s Realist Figurative Photography

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Slim Aarons Penthouse Pool, Acropolis, Slim Aarons Estate Edition
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Young women by the Canellopoulos penthouse pool, Athens, July 1961. The acropolis is in the background. Penthouse Pool, Acropolis Slim Aarons Estate Edition 40 x 40 inches $5400 30...
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1960s Realist Figurative Photography

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Slim Aarons 'Clifftop Pool, Barranca' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Guests around the clifftop pool at Warren Avis' villa 'La Barranca', Las Brisas, Acapulco, Mexico, January 1971. Slim Aarons 'Clifftop Pool' Chromogenic Lambda print Printed Later...
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1970s American Realist Color Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons Penthouse Pool, Acropolis' Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Young women by the Canellopoulos penthouse pool, Athens, July 1961. The acropolis is in the background. 40 x 40 inches $5400 30 x 30 inches $4200 20 x 20 inches $3600 60 x 60 inc...
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1960s Realist Figurative Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons, Clifftop Pool, Barranca (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Guests around the clifftop pool at Warren Avis' villa 'La Barranca', Las Brisas, Acapulco, Mexico, January 1971. Slim Aarons 'Clifftop Pool' Chromogenic Lambda print Slim Aarons E...
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1970s American Realist Color Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons, Eleuthera Pool Party (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Eleuthera Pool Party C print Estate stamped and numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity Circa 1970, Eleuthera Pool Party, Bahamas. Slim Aarons (1916-2...
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1950s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Slim Aarons, Neo-Classical Pool
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Neo-Classical Pool, 1984 C print Estate stamped and numbered edition of 150 with Certificate of authenticity Mrs T. Dennie Boardman and her children Samuel Jay and Sar...
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1980s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Slim Aarons 'Gasthof Post Pool'
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Lounging In Gstaad 196 (printed later) C print Estate stamped and numbered edition of 150 with Certificate of authenticity Guests lounging by the indoor swimming pool ...
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1970s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Slim Aarons Phil Richards Pool
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Phil RIchards Pool, 1970 C Print 30 x 40 inches Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity. A poolside party at Phil Richards' home in Fort La...
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1970s Modern Landscape Photography

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C Print

Slim Aarons, Family Pool (Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Family Pool, 1960 C print Estate stamped and numbered edition of 150 with Certificate of authenticity circa 1960: Mrs A Watson Armour III (Jean Schweppe) with friends a...
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1960s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Slim Aarons, Il Pellicano Pool, 1987 (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Holidaymakers relax beside the swimming pool of Il Pellicano Hotel in Porto Ercole, Tuscany, 1987 Slim Aarons Il Pellicano Pool, 1987 Lambda Print 4 sizes available Slim Aarons Esta...
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1980s Realist Color Photography

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Slim Aarons 'Snow Round the Pool' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Bathers having a winter dip in a pool at Vail, Colorado, March 1964. Slim Aarons Snow Round The Pool Giclee Print Slim Aarons Estate Edition Numbered and stamped by the Slim Aaron...
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1960s American Realist Landscape Photography

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Slim Aarons Pool For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate slim aarons pool for your needs in our varied inventory. In our selection of items, you can find Modern examples as well as a Contemporary version. If you’re looking for a slim aarons pool from a specific time period, our collection is diverse and broad-ranging, and you’ll find at least one that dates back to the 20th Century while another version may have been produced as recently as the 21st Century. When looking for the right slim aarons pool for your space, you can search on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of gray, blue, black and purple. Artworks like these — often created in digital print, lambda print and laser print — can elevate any room of your home. A large slim aarons pool can be an attractive addition to some spaces, while smaller examples are available — approximately spanning 10 high and 12 wide — and may be better suited to a more modest living area.

How Much is a Slim Aarons Pool?

The price for an artwork of this kind can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — a slim aarons pool in our inventory may begin at $265 and can go as high as $7,245, while the average can fetch as much as $3,350.

slim-aarons-1916-2006-american 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.

Finding the Right Photography for You

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.

Find photographers you may not know in Introspective and The Study — where you’ll read about Berenice Abbott, who positioned herself atop skyscrapers for the perfect shot, or “conceptual artist-adventurer” Charles Lindsay, whose work combines scientific rigor with artistic expression, or Massimo Listri, known for his epic interiors of opulent Old World libraries.

Throughout the past two centuries, photographers have used their medium to create expressive work that has resonated for generations. Shop a voluminous collection of this powerful fine art photography on 1stDibs. Search by photographer to find the perfect piece for your living room wall, or spend some time with the work organized under various categories, such as landscape photography, nude photography and more.