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Black and White Gravure Photograph by Cecil Beaton of "Martha Graham", 1960s, UK

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Offered is a black and white sheet-fed gravure photograph by Cecil Beaton entitled "Martha Graham" (the famed godmother of choreography of modern dance), printed in Great Britain in the 1960s. The date of the original photograph is unknown. The print is adhered to a linen paper mat board, dimensions: 12" x 16". A "Certificate of Authenticity" is given with the offered piece. We suggest requesting additional detailed photographs as we are limited per to 20 per listing. Please visit the MrsPK&OZ storefront on 1stdibs for our full range of fashion photography, photography and fine art. If you like what you see, please follow MrsPK&OZ on 1stdibs. MrsPK&OZ is located at 2303 Portsmouth Houston, Tx 77098. Cecil Beaton (1904-1980) was an English fashion photographer, a portrait photographer to the rich and famous, a war photographer, diarist, painter, and interior designer. Beaton also won an Oscar in the costume design category as well as awards for theater production costume design. The famous person photographed in the offered piece is Martha Graham. Martha Graham (1894-1991) was named by Time Magazine as "Dancer of the Century!" Graham was an American dancer and choreographer that reshaped our notions of classical dance and whose methods are still taught worldwide. Her modern dance method was infused with ballet to reveal "the inner man." Her work is has influenced every form of modern dance currently used today. The offered photograph depicts monumental dance history as interpreted by a monumental photographer!

Details

  • Creator
    Cecil Beaton (Photographer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 9.75 in. (24.77 cm)Width: 7.75 in. (19.69 cm)Depth: .01 in. (0.26 mm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1960s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading. Very good vintage condition with no apparent loss.
  • Seller Location
    Houston, TX
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 331FA1stDibs: LU1064615902962

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    Ships From: Houston, TX
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