Lillian Bassman: Fashion Photographer

Harper’s Bazaar, 1956

One of the highest ranking fashion photographers of her time, Lilliam Bassman’s work was highly sought after by the likes of Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue.

A collection of her work can be seen in the book, ‘Lillian Bassman, Lingerie‘.
Le Grande Vefour, Paris, 1949


Brought up in the Bronx, New York, Lillian worked her way through Harpar’s Bazaar, before finally becoming their art director in 1945.

Her innovative and timeless work has gone on to inspire many others after her.
New York, 1950
Harpar’s Bazaar, 1958
Givenchy Haute Couture by John Galliano for NY Times, 1996
Christian Dior for Harpar’s Bazaar, circa 1950

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