Vintage Photos of Colette by André Kertész (1930)

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Colette by André Kertész, 1930 via

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Colette by André Kertész, 1930 via

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Colette by André Kertész, 1930 via

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Colette by André Kertész, 1930 via

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Colette by André Kertész, 1930 via

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Jean Cocteau in bed with a Mask (1927)

Jean Cocteau (1889 – 1963) was a French writer, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker. An important exponent of avant-garde art, Cocteau had great influence on the work of others.

He is best known for his novel Les Enfants Terribles (1929), and the films The Blood of a Poet (1930), Les Parents Terribles (1948), Beauty and the Beast (1946) and Orpheus (1949).

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Portrait of Jean Cocteau in bed with Mask by Berenice Abbott, 1927 via

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Portrait of Jean Cocteau in bed with Mask by Berenice Abbott, 1927 via

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Portrait of Jean Cocteau in bed with Mask by Berenice Abbott, 1927 via

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Portrait of Jean Cocteau in bed with Mask by Berenice Abbott, 1927 via

Surreal Vignette by Cecil Beaton (1936)

Ruth Ford (1911-2009) was an American model and stage and film actress. As a model she posed for Harper’s, Town and Country and Mademoiselle. She was best known for the salon she created at her beautiful, art-lined Manhattan apartment, frequented by the likes of William Faulkner, Cecil Beaton, Truman Capote and Andy Warhol (source).

Her brother was the bohemian surrealist Charles Henri Ford.

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Cecil Beaton Surreal Vignette, Ruth Ford with tapemeasure. 1936 via

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Cecil Beaton Surreal Vignette, Ruth Ford with tapemeasure. 1936 via

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Cecil Beaton Surreal Vignette, Ruth Ford with tapemeasure. 1936 via

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Cecil Beaton Surreal Vignette, Ruth Ford with tapemeasure. 1936 via

Maureen O’ Sullivan in “Tarzan and His Mate” (1934)

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Ted Allan, Maureen O’ Sullivan in “Tarzan and His Mate” directed by Cedric Gibbons and Jack Conway, 1934 via

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Ted Allan, Maureen O’ Sullivan in “Tarzan and His Mate” directed by Cedric Gibbons and Jack Conway, 1934 via

Beautiful Photos of Marlene Dietrich for Shanghai Express (1932)

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Don English, Marlene Dietrich in “Shanghai Express” directed by Josef von Sternberg, 1932 via

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Don English, Marlene Dietrich in “Shanghai Express” directed by Josef von Sternberg, 1932 via