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Socialite Lee Radziwill, Red Gown in Red Room. Photographed by Mark Shaw in the 1960's, socialite Lee Radziwill, younger sister of Jacqueline Kennedy is considered a great style icon. McCall's November 1962 issue quotes Radziwill as saying "A tall person might choose this slender red crepe by Castillo at Lanvin. It is enveloped by one large panel, knotted together at the strapless top." Radziwill continues to be frequently photographed even today. Radziwill's former palatial homes in England were decorated by the late Renzo Mongiardino. The source for this image was a vintage 35mm color transparency. The approximate printed size of the image in inches will be 10” x 15” (11” x 17” paper size), 13.75” x 20” (17” x 22” paper size.) The largest size of this image is 17" x 22." Note: Sizes are approximate since some images have been cropped in keeping with Mark Shaw’s original vintage prints of this material.
Mark Shaw is best known for his photographs of Jacqueline and John F. Kennedy, which he shot originally for LIFE magazine and later as the Kennedys’ “unofficial” family photographer. He developed a strong friendship with JFK and Jackie and regularly visited the White House during their time there. But Mark Shaw was first and foremost a Fashion and Advertising photographer whose freelance assignments for LIFE magazine had him photographing some of the most notable celebrities of the 1950′s. All Mark Shaw prints are made to order in limited editions on Hahnemϋhle photo rag paper. Each print is Estate stamped on the back and signed and numbered by David Shaw, and accompanied by a letter of authenticity.
*Final pricing is subject to confirmation from the Mark Shaw Photographic Archive as changes may occur as editions sell out. As a result, this item CAN NOT be purchased online. BECKER MINTY is the exclusive Australian representative for the Mark Shaw Photographic Archive. Delivery 4-6 weeks
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