Artist Inspiration: Francesco Scavullo

June 05, 2012

1984

A mini collection of portraits by the late
Francesco Scavullo.

who cares what year it was.



A 1976 book with work by Francesco Scavullo
(glossy gorgeous pages featuring girls to grandmas)
is available at my shop.


recognize the cover girl as renee russo?


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Known for enamel-on-canvas photo silkscreens

to portraits of celebrities such as Grace Kelly.

Scavullo is also famous for photographs of children.

One of the most recognizable is his 1975 portrait of a young Brooke Shields.


 back to the book.




this long haired Liza one is not in the book,


but all three Hemingway sisters are.


Familiar with Francesco Scavullo's work?

Peace to you right where you are.




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10 comments

  1. Love,Love Love!!! I adore great personal photographs of people and Scavullo truly captured the essence of his subject!
    Great Post!!
    Karolyn
    The Relished Roost

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  2. Oh wow, i love the pictures of the Hemingway sisters...

    Cindy

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  3. Stunning work. You know when you see and amazing talent like this one.
    Thank you for sharing this photographs, Michele.
    Teresa
    xoxo

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  4. He was a true artiste. His portraits seemed to find the inner beauty of each of his subjects! TFS

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  5. Sorry that I let auto correct write for me, lol.

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  6. Scavullo was unique and incredibly talented.
    Best...Victoria

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  7. Michele,

    Daunting eyes in that first photo and isn't that photograph of Brooke Shields amazing? I remember that when it came out (getting old!). and the Hemingway photo.. wow! Gorgeous girls and great photo of Madonna!

    leslie

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  8. I remember the Brooke Shields photo, too. Wow, that was so long ago. Such timeless images. XO Jeanne

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  9. I think I'm too young to remember... dang... but I love love love!!! He knows how to capture the true essence of the individual... amazing!
    xx
    Des

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  10. Beautiful shots! Enjoy the gorgeous day, Kellie xx

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