Willy Maywald for Dior Photograph

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Willy Maywald for Dior Photograph

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Depicting a Dior evening gown worn by Lucky, Dior's favorite model. In a 19th century gilt frame.  Dates to circa 1950.

Dimensions framed: 20.75" h x 16.5" w

Willy Maywald (German, 1907–1985) emigrated to Paris upon completing art school. After spending war time in a camp for foreigners in Switzerland, he returned to Paris where he established himself as one of the foremost photographer of the era. He is known for his fashion work and portraits of rtists. Maywald recently enjoyed a retrospective of his 1930s-1960s work at the Museum fur Photographie in 2015 in Berlin.

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