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Slim Aarons

Slim Aarons Dining Al Fresco on Capri Framed

Slim Aarons Dining Al Fresco on Capri Framed

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Italian artist and actress Domiziana Giordano, Italian author Francesca Sanvitale (1928 - 2011), Dino Trappetti and Umberto Terrelli dining al fresco on a terrace overlooking the waters off the coast of the island of Capri, Italy, in August 1980. 

The photographs are printed and authorised by the Getty Images Gallery, London. Each print is numbered and estate stamped, and comes with an authenticity certificate. 

The Slim Aarons' photographic prints are produced from the original negative and developed in the Getty Images Gallery in London. They are printed on a traditional photographic paper (Fuji Crystal Archive Matt Finish) with colour C-Type Lambda. This process offers a continuous tone delivering beautifully vibrant and clear colours. 

Size 101.6 x 152.5 cm

Slim Aarons was an American photographer who became famous for capturing “Attractive people doing attractive things in attractive places”, as described by Slim Aarons himself.

Over the course of a career lasting half a century, Slim Aarons (1916-2006) portrayed high society, aristocracy, authors, artists, business icons, the celebrated and their milieu. In doing so, he captured a golden age of wealth, privilege, beauty and leisure that occurred alongside—but quite separate from—the cultural and political backdrop of the second half of the Twentieth Century. Slim was raised in New York and New Hampshire and began his photography career while in the Army and before long was appointed the official photographer of the United States Military Academy at West Point. When war broke out, he was sent as a combat photographer for Yank magazine and saw action from North Africa to the Middle East to Europe, witnessing the fall of Tobruk and the liberation of Rome, and he received a Purple Heart.