Fashion, Elsa Martinelli, 'Black Romper at Portofino'Regular price $1,160.00
© Mark Shaw
Digital archival C-type print authenticated, signed and numbered by David Shaw, executor of the Estate
Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity
Actress and Socialite Elsa Martinelli, a favourite model of Mark Shaw's, was photographed for the LIFE January 1955 article 'Promise at Portofino'. Born Elisa Tia in 1935, Martinelli established her acting career after her photograph was spotted on the cover of LIFE magazine by Anne Buydens, Kirk Douglas' wife. Martinelli went on to gain international recognition, appearing in over 40 films and working with directors such as Roger Vadim, Mario Monicelli and Orson Welles.
Mark Shaw’s vintage silver gelatin prints were all produced under his supervision. There are a limited number of these prints available for sale and are mainly one off prints. Most works depict the Kennedy family. There are a few vintage prints available of Audrey Hepburn, Coco Chanel and other celebrities. They were produced during the 1950s and early 1960s.
National Portrait Gallery
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Life With the Kennedys
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