Sunday, 19 August 2012

drawing with light 04


Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel was born on this day in 1883, in Saumur, France. She passed away in Paris, 10 January, 1971.

The photo appears in Douglas Kirkland's book Coco Chanel: Three Weeks/1962.

photo credit:
Douglas Kirkland
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8 comments:

  1. Ah, Coco - interesting and fascinating woman! :-)

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  2. Any photos of her are a real treasure! Hope you are enjoying your weekend! x

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  3. A true icon. This is a wonderful photograph!

    leslie

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  4. A great example of age being no barrier! Great photo... :)x

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  5. I never get enough of photos with her. She changed fashion and this photo is one more example that true style is timeless.

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  6. Coco Chanel was such an inspiring woman. I adore this shot + the intense look of concentration on her face xx

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  7. heya, just catching up on your blog. can't believe all the great things I almost missed :) xxx

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