Beaton, Cecil or Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton
British, 20th century, male.
Born 14 January 1904, in London, UK; died 18 January 1980, in Broad Chalke, UK.
Photographer, illustrator, scenographer. Portraits, fashion photography, costume, film set and stage design.
Cecil Beaton established himself as a fashion photographer during the Roaring Twenties, when he circulated among the Bright Young Things, a group of British socialites that included Evelyn Waugh, the Mitfords and the Sitwells. His portraits and fashion photographs attracted the attention of American magazine editors, and in ...