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Katja Krassin, Dress designer and theatrical costumier; wife of Charles A. Churan; daughter of Leonid Krasin

Sitter in 3 portraits
Second daughter of Leonid Krassin, the first Soviet Ambassador to London and Paris. Katja Krassin was educated at Cambridge University. She worked as a dress designer and theatrical costumier from premises at 4 Savile Row, London. She was costume designer for the film While the Sun Shines (1947), based on Terence Rattigan's play. Her career drew to a close in October 1946.

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Katja Krassin

by Francis Goodman
photo mechanical reproduction, 1933
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Katja Krassin

by Man Ray (Emmanuel Radnitzky)
photo mechanical reproduction, 1933
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Clare Sheridan; Katja Krassin

by Unknown photographer
glass negative, 8 May 1937
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