Nov 13, 2013
Jun 30, 2010
Nov 13, 2013

Fashion Study

Fashion Study

c. 1934

Dora Maar

(French, 1907–1997)

Gelatin silver print

Image: 27.7 x 22.2 cm (10 7/8 x 8 3/4 in.); Mounted: 33.5 x 25 cm (13 3/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 2007.84



Dora Maar’s successful commercial practice included fashion assignments from popular French magazines such as this striking view of a tulle cape from designer Elsa Schiaparelli’s 1934 collection. However, Maar’s lasting place in photographic history derives from work she did as part of Surrealist circles.

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