Frank Horvat - London Dog Market, C
Frank Horvat
London Dog Market, C
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1955, Print made 2002
12 x 16 inches

Signed and # 8/30 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - République area, Paris
Frank Horvat
République Area, Paris
Archival Pigment Photograph
1956, Printed Later
16 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches

Signed and # 3/30 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - London, Lambeth - Boxing Boys
Frank Horvat
London, Lambeth - Boxing Boys
Archival Pigment Photograph
1955, printed later
16 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches

Signed and # 3/30 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - London, Lambeth - Boxing Boys (Close-Up)
Frank Horvat
London, Lambeth - Boxing Boys (Close-Up)
Archival Pigment Photograph
1955, printed later
16 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches

Signed and # 3/30 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - Brighton, England, Peeking Boys
Frank Horvat
Brighton, England, Peeking Boys
Archival Pigment Photograph
1955, printed later
23 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches

Signed and # 3/30 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - Michel & Lorenzo in Field
Frank Horvat
Michel & Lorenzo in Field
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1959, Print made 2004
12 x 16 inches

Signed and # 18/30 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - India, Village Boy
Frank Horvat
India, Village Boy
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1952, printed 2006
16 x 12 inches

Signed and # 1/30 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - Cairo, Egypt
Frank Horvat
Cairo, Egypt
Archival Pigment Photograph
1962, Printed Later
23 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches
Signed and # 2/30 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.
Frank Horvat - British Vogue B, Simone D'Aillencourt
Frank Horvat
British Vogue B, Simone D'Aillencourt and Hardy Amies
Archival Pigment Photograph
1961, printed later
46 3/4 x 33 inches

Signed, titled ,dated and editioned # 3/12 in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - Le Sphinx (H), Paris
Frank Horvat
Le Sphinx (H), Paris
Archival Lambda Photograph
1956, printed 2014
23 3/4 x 31 3/4 inches

Editioned 4/12 and signed on recto. Signed, titled, dated, location, print date, print location, medium on verso.

Frank Horvat - Le Sphynx A, Paris
Frank Horvat
Le Sphynx A, Paris
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1956
16 x 12 inches

Signed lower right and # 2/30 on lower left recto. Date and title on verso.

Frank Horvat - Djerba, Tunisia, for British Harper's Bazaar, Bathing Suit (B)
Frank Horvat
Djerba, Tunisia, for British Harper's Bazaar, Bathing Suit (B)
Archival Lambda Photograph
1965, printed 2014
31 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches

Editioned 4/12 and signed on recto. Signed, titled, dated, location, print date, print location, medium on verso.

Frank Horvat - Crazy Horse, Paris
Frank Horvat
Crazy Horse, Paris
Archival Pigment Photograph
1962, Printed Later
33 x 46 3/4 inches

Signed and # 3/12 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - Self Portrait
Frank Horvat
Self Portrait
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1946, printed in 2006
12 x 9 inches

Signed and # 1/30 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - Hat Competition, Paris
Frank Horvat
Hat Competition, Paris
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1956, printed in 2006
12 x 16 inches

Signed and # 2/30 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - Paris Fashion Show
Frank Horvat
Paris Fashion Show
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1951, printed in 2005
12 x 16 inches

Signed and # 1/30 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - Toledo Guardia Civil and Wife
Frank Horvat
Toledo Guardia Civil and Wife
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1964, printed later
12 x 16 inches

Signed and # 6/30 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - Dancing Couple, Calcutta
Frank Horvat
Dancing Couple, Calcutta
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1962, Printed later
12 x 16 inches

Signed and # 6/30 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - Two Pigeons, Paris
Frank Horvat
Two Pigeons, Paris
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1965, Printed later
12 x 16 inches

Signed and # 1/30 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - Grès Fashion
Frank Horvat
Grès Fashion
Archival Pigment Photograph
1984, Printed 2008
47 1/4 x 31 1/2 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 3/7 on mount verso.

Frank Horvat - Patrizia (For Figaro Madame, Eiffel Tower)
Frank Horvat
Patrizia (For Figaro Madame, Eiffel Tower)
Archival Pigment Photograph
1986, printed 2014
44 x 51 1/4 inches

Editioned AP 3 and signed on recto. Signed, titled, dated, location, print date, print location, and medium on verso.

Frank Horvat - Harper's Bazaar Cover (Umbrella Color)
Frank Horvat
Harper's Bazaar Cover (Umbrella Color)
Archival Pigment Photograph
1967, printed 2012
46 3/4 x 33 inches
Signed, titled, dated and # 5/12 on print verso.
Frank Horvat - Glamour, Models in dresses in Central Park
Frank Horvat
Glamour, Models in dresses in Central Park
Archival Pigment Photograph
1958, Printed Later
31 3/4 x 46 3/4 inches

Editioned 6/12 and signed on recto. Signed, titled, dated and edition 6/12 on verso.

Frank Horvat - For L'Officiel (Evening Dress from Back)
Frank Horvat
For L'Officiel (Evening Dress from Back)
Archival Pigment Photograph
1989, printed later
23 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches
Signed and # 17/30 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.
Frank Horvat - Vogue Italy A, (Aurelia)
Frank Horvat
Vogue Italy A, (Aurelia)
Archival Pigment Photograph
1984, Print made 2006
17 x 23 1/4 inches

Signed and # 1/30 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - Evening Dresses E
Frank Horvat
Evening Dresses E
Archival Pigment Photograph
1988, Printed Later
17 x 23 1/4 inches

Signed and # 1/30 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - Sascha for Vogue Italy
Frank Horvat
Sascha for Vogue Italy
Archival Pigment Photograph
1986, Printed 2008
47 1/4 X 31 3/8 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 3/7 on mount verso.

Frank Horvat - Vraies Semblances Aurelia
Frank Horvat
Vraies Semblances Aurelia
Archival Pigment Photograph
1984, Printed 2008
31 3/8 X 47 1/4 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 3/7 on mount verso.

Frank Horvat - Vraies Semblances Alice
Frank Horvat
Vraies Semblances Alice
Archival Pigment Photograph
1984, Printed 2008
31 3/8 X 47 1/4 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 3/7 on mount verso.

Frank Horvat - For Figaro Madame
Frank Horvat
For Figaro Madame
Archival Pigment Photograph
1985, Printed 2008
47 1/8 x 31 1/2 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 3/7 on mount verso.

Frank Horvat - Paris, for Jardin des Modes, Givenchy Dress at Crazy Horse Saloon
Frank Horvat
Paris, for Jardin des Modes, Givenchy Dress at Crazy Horse Saloon
Archival Pigment Photograph
1958, printed later
46 3/4 x 33 inches

Signed, titled ,dated and editioned # 3/12 in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - Lexington Ave, New York
Frank Horvat
Lexington Ave, New York
Archival Pigment Photograph
1983, Printed 2008
31 1/2 x 47 1/8 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 3/7 on mount verso.

Frank Horvat - Rush Hour, New York
Frank Horvat
Rush Hour, New York
Archival Pigment Photograph
1983, Printed 2008
31 1/2 x 47 1/8 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 3/7 on mount verso.

Frank Horvat - Cherry Tree Ard
Frank Horvat
Cherry Tree Ardèche France
Archival Pigment Photograph
1976, Printed 2008
31 1/2 x 47 1/8 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 3/7 on mount verso.

Frank Horvat - Oaks California
Frank Horvat
Oaks California
Archival Pigment Photograph
1977, Printed 2008
31 1/2 x 47 1/8 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 3/7 on mount verso.

Frank Horvat is an internationally renowned fashion photographer, who has recently celebrated fifty years experience in the field. Throughout these years he has not only embraced fashion photography, but also been unafraid to experiment and adapt to new technologies, transcending the confines of photographic borders. His photography is diverse and considerably more complex than a cursory glance could reveal. He is perhaps best known for his spontaneity, trust and empathy, qualities that express themselves in his sophisticated photographs.

Frank Horvat was born in Italy in 1928. He first started photographing at age fifteen with a 35 mm Retinamat camera, and moved to Milan to study art in 1947. By 1950 he was doing freelance work for Italian fashion magazines; Epoca published his first photographic essay in 1951. Horvat was one of the first artists to apply the 35mm film camera and reportage techniques to fashion art photography. He created a new and more realistic style that revolutionized the development of fashion-based photography in England, France, and the United States. He stylistically combined realism and artifice, movement, and inventive locations, which won him immediate success as a French fashion photographer. His photographs have appeared in leading European and American magazines including Life, Elle, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour and Jardin des Modes from 1951-61.

Horvat initially worked for the American picture agency, Magnum, but since he “posed” his subjects he left for Realities and Black Star. He moved to Paris three years later and currently divides his time between the city and the south of France. Horvat’s work with French fashion photography has been exhibited around the world and can be found in the permanent collections of numerous prestigious museums including Bibliothèque Nationale, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Kunst-bibliothek, Museum of Modern Art, and the George Eastman House, and numerous other collections.

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