Between 1950 and 1960, Suzy Parker’s face appeared on the pages of more magazines than any other woman’s in the history of fashion photography. In that decade…
Sold at Auction: Richard Avedon, RICHARD AVEDON (American, 1923-2004) Suzy Parker and Da
Richard Avedon, 'Suzy Parker and Daughter (Georgia Belle Florian Coco Chanel de la Salle)', 1960. Vintage gelatin silver studio work print 10-3/8 x 10-3/8 inches (26.3 x 26.3 cm) Annotation 'oh mother! I love you-' in ink recto by the artist; annotated '2' in red conte crayon verso. - by Heritage Auctions
THIS PHOTO of SUZY PARKER IS SO RARE, I have only seen it in one publication: a June 1958 edition of PARIS MATCH. It was published at the time of the St. Augustine, Florida train wreck that could have disfigured Suzy for life, but miraculously did not. Her father, George Lofton Parker, died in the crash. It was at this instant that, in Pitou's opinion, Suzy's life took a 180 degree turn. To learn more about her, click on the photo.