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PHILIPPE HALSMAN (1906-1979)
PHILIPPE HALSMAN (1906-1979)
PHILIPPE HALSMAN (1906-1979)
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PHILIPPE HALSMAN (1906-1979)

Audrey Hepburn, Italy, July 1955

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PHILIPPE HALSMAN (1906-1979)
Audrey Hepburn, Italy, July 1955
five gelatin silver prints
each with stamped photographer's copyright credit (verso)
each sheet approximately: 13 ¾ x 10 ¾ in. (34.9 x 27.3 cm.)
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Lot Essay

Halsman captured Hepburn at home in a series of photographs to accompany an article for Life magazine, 18 July, 1955 titled An Idyl for Audrey: In Italy She relaxes down on a plush farm. While filming War and Peace at Rome's Cinecitta studios, Audrey and husband Mel Ferrer rented a pink farmhouse outside Rome with a menagerie of animals.

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