Cecil Beaton often photographed the elegant and the glamorous
whilst gazing over a shoulder into a mirror. There seems to be an
indication that their beauty was simply too much for a single
image ... . . or was it an acknowledgment that we should all
take a moment to reflect occasionally ?
Whatever the intention -
He seems to have captured Gertrude Lawrence
in a reflective questioning moment.
My simple answer to that question.
Yes, Gertrude, you look divine.
Digital collage by me.
.. . that would be Ruth St. Denis. I've written about her inspirational
life and pioneering dance company , Denishawn, in previous posts.
Do take a look here to find out more about this exotic beauty.
Digital Collage by me.