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Francesco Scavullo

(1921-2004), Photographer

Artist of 5 portraits
A career over five decades made Scavullo's name synonymous with fashion and beauty. Born in New York, he became interested in photography as a child. As a teen he began taking photographs of his sister and her friends. His professional career began at the age of nineteen, when he was signed by Seventeen and shot his first cover. Assignments quickly followed from Town & Country, Good Housekeeping and Ladies' Home Journal. In 1955 he began working at Harper's Bazaar and ten years later began shooting for Cosmopolitan. His portraits graced the covers of Cosmopolitan for over thirty years. He published several books. His work is held in both private and public collections.

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Mick Jagger, by Francesco Scavullo - NPG x128286

Mick Jagger

by Francesco Scavullo
gelatin silver print, 1973
NPG x128286

Ravi Shankar, by Francesco Scavullo - NPG x128287

Ravi Shankar

by Francesco Scavullo
gelatin silver print, 1977
NPG x128287

Luciano Pavarotti, by Francesco Scavullo - NPG x128289

Luciano Pavarotti

by Francesco Scavullo
gelatin silver print, 1977
NPG x128289

Sting, by Francesco Scavullo - NPG x128288


by Francesco Scavullo
gelatin silver print, 1984
NPG x128288

Debbie Harry, by Francesco Scavullo - NPG x128285

Debbie Harry

by Francesco Scavullo
gelatin silver print, 1986
NPG x128285


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