Boston: Bulfinch / Little, Brown, 1998. 1st Edition. Folio, publisher's black cloth, spine stamped in white, dark green endpapers, original pictorially illustrated dust jacket.
Monograph on leading mid-century portrait photographer Philipe Halsman published in conjunction with the traveling retrospective exhibition initially held at the National Portrait gallery in 1998. Illustrated throughout with iconic black-and-white photos of 20th-century celebrities, including Audrey Hepburn, Marlon Brando, Jean Cocteau, Salvador Dali, Alfred Hitchcock, Grace Kelly, John F. Kennedy, Sophia Loren, Marilyn Monroe, Muhammad Ali, Vladimir Nabokov, and Andy Warhol accompanied by Halsman’s extensive recollections. Also includes commentary and behind-the-scenes photos by his wife and assistant Yvonne. Opens with insightful introduction by curator Mary Panzer. Fine in unclipped dust jacket. Item #2806