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Paloma Picasso, Saint-Tropez

Accession Number
1984/1.277.12

Title
Paloma Picasso, Saint-Tropez

Artist(s)
Helmut Newton

Artist Nationality
Australian

Object Creation Date
1973

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
12 3/16 in x 8 1/8 in (30.96 cm x 20.64 cm);22 1/8 in x 18 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 46.04 cm);13 15/16 in x 10 7/8 in (35.4 cm x 27.62 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Gerald and Selma Lotenberg

Subject matter
A photograph from a portfolio of images in which Helmut Newton depicts celebrities, designers and models in highly contrived poses and often placed in decadent scenes. In this photograph, the designer and daughter of Pablo Picasso, Paloma Picasso, poses with wet hair combed back and shiny, tense lips. The left side of her dress hangs down, her exposed breast covered by a glass she holds. The dress is by Karl Lagerfeld for Chloé. The photograph was made in Saint-Tropez in Lagerfeld's home. 

Physical Description
This photograph depicts a 3/4-view of a woman in dress. One strap of her dress has been removed, exposing her breast, to which the woman presses a drinking glass.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
bracelets (jewelry)
fashion (concept)
female
females
figures (representations)
glass
modern and contemporary art
standing
window

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(Part of 9 Learning Collections)
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(Part of: Identity and Self-Understanding)

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