Patrick Demarchelier - Madonna
Patrick Demarchelier
Madonna
Selenium Toned Silver Gelatin Photograph
1990
20 x 16 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 9/20 on verso. Photographer's credit and copyright stamp on verso.

Patrick Demarchelier - Christy, New York
Patrick Demarchelier
Christy, New York
Selenium Toned Silver Gelatin Photograph
1986, Printed Later
24 x 20 inches

Titled, signed, artist stamp, dated, and # 10/20 on mount verso.

Patrick Demarchelier - Nadja, New York
Patrick Demarchelier
Nadja, New York
Selenium Toned Silver Gelatin Photograph
1995, Printed Later
24 x 20 inches

Titled, signed, artist stamp, dated, and # 15/20 on mount verso.

Patrick Demarchelier - Dior Haute Couture, Spring-Summer 1947
Patrick Demarchelier
Dior Haute Couture, Spring-Summer 1947
Selenium Toned Silver Gelatin Photograph
2011
24 x 20 inches

Titled, signed, artist stamp, dated, and # 6/8 on mount verso.

Patrick Demarchelier - Gisele
Patrick Demarchelier
Gisele
Selenium Toned Silver Gelatin Photograph
1999
24 x 20 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 6/20 on verso. Photographer's credit and copyright stamp on verso.

Patrick Demarchelier - Kate Moss
Patrick Demarchelier
Kate Moss
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1992
22 1/2 x 18 3/8 inches

Artist's signature, in pencil, and with three hand stamps, one with the edition number 2/20, and another with his title, date, and catalogue number, in pencil, all on mount verso.

Patrick Demarchelier - Helena, New York
Patrick Demarchelier
Helena, New York
Selenium Toned Silver Gelatin Photograph
1992
24 x 20 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 8/20 on verso. Photographer's credit and copyright stamp on verso.

Patrick Demarchelier - Cindy, New York
Patrick Demarchelier
Cindy, New York
Sepia Toned Silver Gelatin Photograph
1990
24 x 20 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 13/20 on verso. Photographer's credit and copyright stamp on verso.

Patrick Demarchelier - Nude, New York
Patrick Demarchelier
Nude, New York
Selenium Toned Silver Gelatin Photograph
1975
20 x 16 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 8/20 on verso. Photographer's credit and copyright stamp on verso.

Patrick Demarchelier - Vogue Anniversary
Patrick Demarchelier
Vogue Anniversary
Selenium Toned Silver Gelatin Photograph
1992
48 x 48 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 3/8 on label affixed to verso. Photographer's credit and copyright stamp on label on verso.

Patrick Demarchelier - Madonna - TB
Patrick Demarchelier - Gisele - TB
Patrick Demarchelier - Helena, New York - TB
Patrick Demarchelier - Cindy, New York - TB
Patrick Demarchelier - Nude, New York - TB
Patrick Demarchelier - Vogue Anniversary - TB

Patrick Demarchelier is one of the world's most coveted fashion photographers. He has created iconic portraits and photographed covers and campaigns for many influential publications and fashion houses. In 2003, he said: "I have no formal qualifications, just the school of life. I learned most by just taking pictures; a lot of pictures. I've made plenty of mistakes, but it's often from your mistakes that you learn most. Being a photographer is like being an athlete. You must practice every day."

Patrick Demarchelier was born in 1943 in a small village outside Paris and grew up in the seaside town of Le Havre. He received a camera for his 17th birthday and at age 20 moved to Paris to become a photographer, eventually working as an assistant to fashion photographer Hans Feurer. Demarchelier began to secure his own assignments from Elle, Marie Claire, and other magazines, then moved to New York in 1975, where he worked with magazines including Glamour, Mademoiselle, and later Vogue, GQ, and Rolling Stone. His editorial success led to high-profile advertising campaigns for companies such as Chanel, Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Tiffany & Co, Louis Vuitton, and Calvin Klein, as well as many film and record companies.

Demarchelier has photographed numerous models and celebrities like Madonna, Christy Turlington, and Cindy Crawford. He became so successful that he was requested to be the personal photographer of Princess Diana. He was the first non-British photographer to document the royal family. In 1992 Demarchelier began his collaboration with Editor-in-Chief Liz Tilberis and Creative Director Fabien Baron at Harper’s Bazaar magazine. The next year, the magazine won the prestigious National Magazine Award for Outstanding Achievement in Photography. His work has been shown in Musee des Beaux-Arts Paris and the Italian Museum of Modern Art in Milan. He is very active today and he continues to develop his prolific career. Demarchelier now divides his time between his family homes in Manhattan and St. Barts with his wife Mia, and their sons, Gustaf, Arthur, and Victor.

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