Artist Inspiration: Francesco Scavullo


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?


Known for enamel-on-canvas photo

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.



  1. June 5, 2012 / 7:37 pm

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

  2. June 5, 2012 / 8:10 pm

    Oh wow, i love the pictures of the Hemingway sisters…


  3. June 5, 2012 / 8:48 pm

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

  4. June 5, 2012 / 8:48 pm

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

  5. June 5, 2012 / 11:23 pm

    Scavullo was unique and incredibly talented.

  6. June 6, 2012 / 12:06 am


    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!


  7. June 6, 2012 / 12:12 am

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

  8. June 6, 2012 / 2:35 am

    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!

  9. June 6, 2012 / 8:44 am

    Beautiful shots! Enjoy the gorgeous day, Kellie xx

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