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Simone + Nina, Piazza di Spagna, Rome (Vogue)

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The New York-born, Paris-based photographer William Klein introduced a sense of self-reflective irony to fashion photography. Working for Conde Nast in the late 1950s and early 1960s, he enjoyed making fun in his images of the artificiality and snobbishness of the fashion world. In making...

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Verso, in pencil, across bottom: Simone + Nina, Piazza di Spagna, Rome (1960) William Klein

Credit Line

Ernest Kahn Fund

1960, printed later

Dimensions

Sheet: 50.4 x 40.4 cm (19 13/16 x 15 7/8 in.) Image: 45.1 x 34.1 cm (17 3/4 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1393

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

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