January 9, 2010 - 8 comments

A Visual Feast

Yesterday, with heroic efforts (due to the adverse arctic weather conditions) Mr Postman delivered another breathtaking book. 

Lillian B 1

Lillian Bassman: Women by Deborah Solomon has now officially been taken off my never ending wish list on Amazon. 

I was relatively familiar with her work. But to have so many of her masterpieces collected in one astonishing book, is simply a visual feast and a 'must have' for anyone who appreciates fashion photography at its best.

My heart rate has increased considerably since its arrival.

Let the images speak for themselves... 

Lillian b2 Lillian b3

Lillian b6


Published by: eilisboyle in Art, Books, Inspiration, Photography


Madeleine Gallay
January 9, 2010 at 3:29 pm

These are purely breathtaking. Maybe there is something better than beginning a morning with beauty but I don’t think so. Coffee and beauty, divine gifts.

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Jane Flanagan
January 9, 2010 at 9:23 pm

Swoon! They have a very painterly quality.

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Mrs O'Connell
January 10, 2010 at 12:26 pm

So elegant, gorgeous!

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January 10, 2010 at 8:52 pm

So beautiful! The arm with the bow….lovely.

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the errant aesthete
January 13, 2010 at 10:36 am

I adore her. Love her work and, more importantly, love that she continues to do it at 93.

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Silent Storyteller
January 13, 2010 at 8:15 pm

She is a true inspiration

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Alice Olive
February 23, 2010 at 6:57 pm

I invested in this one too. Absolutely beautiful.

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Silent Storyteller
February 24, 2010 at 10:05 pm

It is worth every penny…it is such a beautiful book…probably my favourite at the moment..

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