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Portrait of Yves Saint Laurent looking thoughtful

 

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  • Ref Number:

    1983-5236/12655

  • Creator:

    Unknown photographer

  • Date:

    1959-11-19

  • Description:

    A photograph entitled 'Portrait of Yves Saint Laurent looking thoughtful', taken by an unknown photographer in November 1959 for the Daily Herald.

    Saint Laurent (1936-2008)was an Algerian born French fashion designer who worked for House of Dior before setting up his own fashion house in the 1960s. Saint Laurent was in London to see how audiences and critics received the wardrobe he had created for the Roland Petit ballet 'Cyrano de Bergerac'.