'she had one of those designer faces, modified to look like maria callas, someone like that, but not quite right'. Cecil Beaton  ‘Maria Callas’  1957

Exhibition: ‘Cecil Beaton: Portraits’ at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Cecil Beaton ‘Maria Callas’ 1957 "You are born an artist or you are not. And you stay an artist, dear, even if your voice is less of a fireworks. The artist is always there.

Grace Kelly, 1954 by Cecil Beaton. OK girls. This is what glamour looks like.

Grace Kelly is credited as actress, Princess of Monaco, Hollywood celebrity. Grace Kelly was an American actress and Princess consort of Monaco. In April Kelly married Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and became styled as Her

Audrey Hepburn's 'Eliza Doolittle'  character photographed by Cecil Beaton, 1963.

Cecil Beaton photographs of Marilyn Monroe, Andy Warhol and Audrey Hepburn to go on show at New York museum

Audrey Hepburn in a costume for the film version of My Fair Lady, 1963 © Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby’s Courtesy Cecil Beaton

A Cecil Beaton photograph for 1948 American Vogue of Charles James gowns. Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photograph by Cecil Beaton, Beaton / Vogue / Condé Nast Archive. Copyright © Condé Nast

A Cecil Beaton photograph for 1948 American Vogue of Charles James gowns. Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photograph by Cecil Beaton, Beaton / Vogue / Condé Nast Archive.

© Cecil Beaton, 1947, Portrait of Marlon Brando --- This photo was published in the book “The Essential Cecil Beaton - Photographs 1920-1970” (published by Schirmer/Mosel).

Marlon Brando photographed reading the script for A Streetcar Named Desire after garnering media attention for his role as Stanley Kowalski in the stage production of the play. Photographed by Cecil Beaton, 1947

Tallulah Bankhead shot in 1931 by Cecil Beaton. Game girl! From Uncle Bunk's Trunk blogpage

Tallulah Bankhead American stage and screen actress and libertine, member of the Algonquin Circle, known for her husky voice, vivacious character, outrageous personality and devastating wit. portrait by Cecil Beaton

OMG! I NEED THIS PHOTO! Framed, encased in glass, and hanging up on my wall! STAT! Katherine Hepburn and peacock. Photo: Cecil Beaton

Cecil Beaton Katherine Hepburn 1961 “I’m an atheist, and that’s it. I believe there’s nothing we can know except that we should be kind to each other and do what we can for people.

the letter, 1940 [original] society photographer cecil beaton took many photographs of bombed-out london, concentrating on the strange juxtapositions the debris provided, 1940. © cecil beaton, from london. portrait of a city.

the letter, 1940 society photographer cecil beaton took many photographs of bombed-out london, concentrating on the strange juxtapositions the debris provided, © cecil beaton, from london. portrait of a city.

Aldous Huxley,1936 - Cecil Beaton (via National Portrait Gallery - Large Image - NPG P869(17); Aldous Huxley). Tumblr

by Cecil Beaton vintage bromide print on white card mount 1936 © Cecil Beaton Studio Archive, Sotheby's London

Cecil Beaton

Cecil Beaton with his pug in the Winter Garden, Reddish House 1961 (Cecil Beaton) ©The Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby’s

allthebeautifulones: “ killerbeesting: “ Cecil Beaton, self portrait, 1920s ” ”

Early Cecil Beaton, one of the Bright Young Things was also the chronicler of their lives through his photography.

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