Marisa Berenson in Valentino by Henry Clarke (1968)

Marisa Berenson was born in New York City in 1947. Her maternal grandmother was the fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli. Berenson had risen to prominence in the early 1960s and would later appear on the cover of the July 1970 issue of Vogue and in numerous fashion layouts for the magazine. Yves Saint Laurent once dubbed her “the girl of the Seventies”.

Eventually she was cast in several prominent film roles amongst others the Jewish department store heiress Natalia Landauer in the 1972 film Cabaret, for which she received some acclaim (including two Golden Globe nominations, a BAFTAnomination and an award from the National Board of Review).

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American actress and model Marisa Berenson wearing a white organdy Valentino dress photographed by Vogue photographer Henry Clarke, in Cy Twombly’s Rome apartment in 1968.

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American actress and model Marisa Berenson wearing a white organdy Valentino dress photographed by Vogue photographer Henry Clarke, in Cy Twombly’s Rome apartment in 1968.

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American actress and model Marisa Berenson wearing a white organdy Valentino dress photographed by Vogue photographer Henry Clarke, in Cy Twombly’s Rome apartment in 1968.

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3 responses to “Marisa Berenson in Valentino by Henry Clarke (1968)

  1. She was / is magnificent. Did you ever see her and Ryan O’Neal in “Barry Lyndon” ?? … will blow your mind!!!! If you haven’t, you’re in for a treat, well, at least I hope!! One of those amazing, little known gems!!!!

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