Monday, April 13, 2009

a mascterpiece of Gloria


Edward Steichen portrait in 1924 has taken on masterpiece status. Created in 1924, just as the first feature-length sound movies were emerging—effectively truncating the actress’s brilliant silent-film career—this image caught the essential Gloria Swanson: haunting and inscrutable, forever veiled in the whisper of a distant era.

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