George Hoyningen-Huene - Horst Torso, Paris
George Hoyningen-Huene
Horst Torso, Paris
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1931, Printed Early 1980s
14 x 17 inches

Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.

George Hoyningen-Huene - Divers
George Hoyningen-Huene
Swimwear by Izod (Divers)
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1930, Printed Later
20 x 16 inches

From the collection of Horst, signed and inscribed by Horst on verso. Titled and dated on verso.

Lisa, Vionnet Dress
George Hoyningen-Huene
Lisa, Vionnet Dress
SIlver Gelatin Photograph
1938, Printed mid 1980's
11 x 14 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Augusta Bernard
George Hoyningen-Huene
Augusta Bernard
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1933, Printed Later
14 x 11 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Augusta Bernard
George Hoyningen-Huene
Augusta Bernard
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1934, Printed Later
14 x 11 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Vionnet Dress
George Hoyningen-Huene
Vionnet Dress
SIlver Gelatin Photograph
1934, Printed Later
14 x 11 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Back Pantsuit Beachwear, Schiaparelli
George Hoyningen-Huene
Back Pantsuit Beachwear, Schiaparelli
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1930, Printed Later
14 x 11 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Beachwear by Lanvin
George Hoyningen-Huene
Beachwear by Lanvin
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1932, Printed Later
14 x 11 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Patou Beachwear
George Hoyningen-Huene
Patou Beachwear
Platinum/Palladium Photograph
1928, Printed Later
14 x 11 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
6 Bathers, Patou, Molyneux, Yrande
George Hoyningen-Huene
6 Bathers, Patou, Molyneux, Yrande
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1930, Printed Later
14 X 11 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
LeLong Swimwear
George Hoyningen-Huene
LeLong Swimwear
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1929, Printed Later
14 x 11 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Johnny Weissmuller Molitor
George Hoyningen-Huene
Johnny Weissmuller Molitor
Platinum/Palladium Photograph
1930, Printed Later
14 x 11 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Horst (Ancient Greek Horseman)
George Hoyningen-Huene
Horst (Ancient Greek Horseman)
Platinum/Palladium Photograph
1932, Printed Later
11 x 14 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Untitled Male Nude (Back)
George Hoyningen-Huene
Untitled Male Nude (Back)
Silver Gelatin Photograph
c. 1930, Printed Later
14 x 11 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Male Nude (Frontal)
George Hoyningen-Huene
Male Nude (Frontal)
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1930, Printed Later
14 x 11 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Greek Decoration
George Hoyningen-Huene
Greek Decoration
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1934, Printed Later
14 x 11 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Greek Decoration (Back)
George Hoyningen-Huene
Greek Decoration (Back)
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1934, Printed Later
14 x 11 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Greek Decoration
George Hoyningen-Huene
Greek Decoration
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1934, Printed Later
14 x 11 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Coco Gabrielle Chanel
George Hoyningen-Huene
Coco Gabrielle Chanel
Platinum/Palladium Photograph
1939, Printed Later
11 X 14 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Checked Vestfront
George Hoyningen-Huene
Checked Vestfront
Vintage Silver Gelatin Photograph
1943
11 x 14 inches

Artist copyright stamp on verso.

Salvador Dali
George Hoyningen-Huene
Salvador Dali
Platinum/Palladium Photograph
14 x 11 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Marlene Dietrich
George Hoyningen-Huene
Marlene Dietrich
Platinum/Palladium Photograph
11 x 14 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Serge Lifar (Ballet Russe)
George Hoyningen-Huene
Serge Lifar (Ballet Russe)
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1928, Printed Later
14 x 11 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Greta Garbo
George Hoyningen-Huene
Greta Garbo
Platinum/Palladium Photograph
1955, Printed Later
14 x 11 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Patou Dress (Black) Columns
George Hoyningen-Huene
Patou Dress (Black) Columns
Silver Gelatin Photograph
, Printed Later
14 x 11 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. From the collection of Horst, signed by Horst on verso.
Mrs. Douglas Fairbanks, For Harper's Bazaar
George Hoyningen-Huene
Mrs. Douglas Fairbanks, For Harper's Bazaar
Vintage Silver Gelatin Photograph
1942
12 x 9 inches

"This photo was acquired from the collection of Hans Jorgenson, Keith de Lellis"

Swimwear with Hoola Hoop, Miss E. Carise
George Hoyningen-Huene
Swimwear with Hoola Hoop, Miss E. Carise
Platinum/Palladium Photograph
1930, Printed Later
20 x 24 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. Signed by R.J. Horst executor of Hoyningen-Huene Estate on verso. Titled and # 1/27 on verso.
Beachwear by Schiaparelli
George Hoyningen-Huene
Beachwear by Schiaparelli
Platinum/Palladium Photograph
1928, Printed Later
24 x 20 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. Signed by R.J. Horst executor of Hoyningen-Huene Estate on verso. Titled and # 1/27 on verso.
Johnny Weissmuller, Olympic Molitor Pool, Paris
George Hoyningen-Huene
Johnny Weissmuller, Olympic Molitor Pool, Paris
Platinum/Palladium Photograph
1930, Printed Later
24 x 20 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. Signed by R.J. Horst executor of Hoyningen-Huene Estate on verso. Titled and # 1/27 on verso.
Horst Torso with Swimwear
George Hoyningen-Huene
Horst Torso with Swimwear
Platinum/Palladium Photograph
c. 1930's, Printed Later
24 x 20 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. Signed by R.J. Horst executor of Hoyningen-Huene Estate on verso. Titled and # 1/27 on verso.
Swimwear by Schiaparelli (Agneta Fischer) Paris
George Hoyningen-Huene
Swimwear by Schiaparelli (Agneta Fischer) Paris
Platinum/Palladium Photograph
1931, Printed Later
20 x 24 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. Signed by R.J. Horst executor of Hoyningen-Huene Estate on verso. Titled and # 1/27 on verso.
Serge Lifar, Ballet La Chatte, Paris
George Hoyningen-Huene
Serge Lifar, Ballet La Chatte, Paris
Platinum/Palladium Photograph
1927, Printed Later
20 x 24 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. Signed by R.J. Horst executor of Hoyningen-Huene Estate on verso. Titled and # 1/27 on verso.
Josephine Baker, Paris
George Hoyningen-Huene
Josephine Baker, Paris
Platinum/Palladium Photograph
1929, Printed Later
24x 20 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. Signed by R.J. Horst executor of Hoyningen-Huene Estate on verso. Titled and # 1/27 on verso.
Alix Dress (Marie Wolkonsky), Paris
George Hoyningen-Huene
Alix Dress (Marie Wolkonsky), Paris
Platinum/Palladium Photograph
1934, Printed Later
24 x 20 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. Signed by R.J. Horst executor of Hoyningen-Huene Estate on verso. Titled and # 1/27 on verso.
Sudanese Nude (African Mirage Book)
George Hoyningen-Huene
Sudanese Nude (African Mirage Book)
Platinum/Palladium Photograph
c. 1930's, Printed Later
24 x 20 inches
Copyright blind stamp, (Hoyningen-Huene, © Horst) on recto. Signed by R.J. Horst executor of Hoyningen-Huene Estate on verso. Titled and # 1/27 on verso.

In the Paris of the 1920s and 1930s Huene became the archetypal urbane sophisticate of fashion photographers. Working for Vogue, Vanity Fair, and Harper’s Bazaar he made stylish location and studio portraits of artists, film stars, authors, models, and upper crust society. His celebrity studies, noted for their use of shadows, blended the artist and person to define glamour portraits. Influenced by Baron de Meyer, Man Ray, and Edward Steichen, Huene was a master of lighting whose compositions commingled Hellenic and surrealistic motifs, which set a paradigm of classical elegance in a genre later expanded by Horst P. Horst, Irving Penn, and Richard Avedon.

Huene was born in St. Petersburg, Russia at the turn of the 20th century. His father was Russian and his mother was American. The family was of Russian aristocracy and Huene was educated in art, literature, and culture. At the start of the revolution they fled the country. In the early 1920s Huene moved to Paris and began his fashion photography career. He was instrumental in developing the iconography of classic compositions for fashion photography. By 1925 he was the head fashion photographer at Vogue, and then at Harpar's Bazaar after moving to the United States in 1935. He was the mentor and inspiration of photographer Horst P. Horst, who is a frequent model in Huene's photographs.

Huene was instrumental in producing some of the most elegant images of the "age of glamour." To add to his photograph collection, Huene traveled around the globe and took travel photography of his voyages. In 1946 he moved to Hollywood, California, where he taught at the Art Center School. He went on to work with the filmmaker George Cukor until his premature death in September of 1968. Horst P. Horst inherited the archives of Huene and supervised the printing out of his ouevre after Huene's demise. He has had many important retrospective exhibitions and continues to be thought of as a legend in his time.

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