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.
Cecil Beaton combines Beaton's photographic and pen portraits. Ordered chronologically, these portraits offer insight, beauty, witty observations, and a fascinating glimpse into his world.
Featured portraits include: Fred Astaire, Mick Jagger, Marlon Brando, Coco Chanel, Audrey Hepburn, Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, Queen Elizabeth, Winston Churchill, and many others
Cecil Beaton's life spanned many worlds and these are captured here through his fabulous photographs and incisive pen portraits.