Andre de Dienes (1913-1985) - Nude, Underwater Series

Andre de Dienes (1913-1985) - Nude, Underwater Series
Photogravure - COA - 1952

Artist: Andre De Dienes
Print Title: Nude , Underwater Series
Medium: Photoengraving
Printing Date: 1952
Printed in UK
Image size approx. 15 X 15 cm
Framed on hard paper. Total Size: 36 x 28 cm.

Andre De Dienes Dienes was a professional photographer, employed by the Associated Press until 1936, when the Parisian couturier Captain Molyneux noted his work and urged him to become a fashion photographer. In 1938 the editor of Esquire, Arnold Gingrich offered him work in New York City, and helped fund Dienes' passage to the United States. Once in the United States Dienes worked for Vogue and Life magazines as well as Esquire. Dissatisfied with his life as a fashion photographer in New York, Dienes moved to California in 1944, where he began to specialize in nudes and landscapes. As well as Marilyn Monroe, Dienes also photographed such notable actors as Elizabeth Taylor, Marlon Brando, Henry Fonda, Shirley Temple, Ingrid Bergman, Ronald Reagan, Jane Russell, Anita Ekberg and Fred Astaire.

Lot details
Andre de Dienes (1913-1985)
Title of artwork
Nude, Underwater Series
Date of print
Extremely fine
Vintage print
Image size
15×15 cm
Total dimensions
36×28×0.3 cm
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