Photograph of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy

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Description
Fashion photographer Richard Avedon photographed Jacqueline Kennedy, while still the wife of the junior Senator from Massachusetts, for "Six Faces of Beauty" in a 1958 for Harper's Bazaar. The photograph reflect's Avedon's graphic style of photography through the strong use of black and white. He also used darkroom techniques to enlongate the look of her neck.
Date made
1958
depicted
Kennedy, Jacqueline Bouvier
photographer
Avedon, Richard
maker
Avedon, Richard
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 27 3/4 in x 28 in; 70.485 cm x 71.12 cm
ID Number
PG.67.102.073
accession number
270571
catalog number
67.102.73
Credit Line
Gift of the Photographer
subject
Portraits
First Ladies
Theater
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Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Art
Photography
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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