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Francesco Scavullo, 1921-2004


Francesco Scavullo died on Jan. 6, at the age of 82. Scavullo was known for enamel on canvas photo silkscreens, portraits and still lifes. One of the dominant photographic influences on American fashion, he photographed the covers of Cosmopolitan for 30 years.

His celebrity photographs also appeared on the covers of Rolling Stone, Life, Time, Town & Country, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, Mademoiselle, Glamour, Harpers & Queen, L'Officiel, Woman and Max. His work included movie posters and album covers, as well. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, include Scavullo photographs among their permanent collections.