For most of the 20th century, Cecil Beaton photographed the icons of each passing decade. He captured Salvador Dalí and Gertrude Stein in the '30s, Picasso in the '40s, Audrey Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor in the '50s, Andy Warhol in the '60s — even Richard Avedon and Irving Penn were among his subjects.

Pavel Tchelitchew, Gala Dalí, Salvador Dalí

For most of the 20th century, Cecil Beaton photographed the icons of each passing decade. He captured Salvador Dalí and Gertrude Stein in the '30s, Picasso in the '40s, Audrey Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor in the '50s, Andy Warhol in the '60s — even Richard Avedon and Irving Penn were among his subjects.

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(Forgetmenot: Cecil Beaton) Greta Garbo, Only one comes along 500 years and they always see through the same eyes.

Portrait Photography on Pinterest | Richard Avedon, Annie ... www.pinterest.com236 × 354Buscar por imágenes Audrey Hepburn Portrait by Cecil Beaton for Vogue in 1954 - short gamine haircut popular at the time.

Portrait Photography on Pinterest | Richard Avedon, Annie ... www.pinterest.com236 × 354Buscar por imágenes Audrey Hepburn Portrait by Cecil Beaton for Vogue in 1954 - short gamine haircut popular at the time.

Gertrude Lawrence, photographed by Cecil Beaton, 1930. Lawrence (1898-1952) was an English actress, singer and musical comedy performer known for her stage appearances in the West End theatre district of London and on Broadway.

Gertrude Lawrence, photographed by Cecil Beaton, 1930. Lawrence (1898-1952) was an English actress, singer and musical comedy performer known for her stage appearances in the West End theatre district of London and on Broadway.

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