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Twiggy

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Swedish-born photographer Gosta Peterson immigrated to New York in the 1950s and took up fashion photography to earn his keep. His approach to his work was relaxed and playful so that that even staged shoots such as this double exposure of the British supermodel Twiggy are characterized by a...

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Marks

Signed and dated in pencil on verso

Provenance

The artist, New York; to Deborah Bell Photographs, New York; sold to MFA December 13, 2006

Credit Line

Gift of Jesse H. Wilkinson--Jesse H. Wilkinson Fund

Copyright

© Gösta Peterson/Courtesy Deborah Bell Photographs, New York

1968 (printed 1995)

Dimensions

Sheet: 40.6 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1958

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

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