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Francesco Scavullo’s Most Provocative Vintage Celebrity Portraits (30 photos)

Francesco Scavullo (1921 – 2004) was an American fashion photographer best known for his work on the covers of Cosmopolitan and his celebrity portraits. Scavullo was born in Staten Island, New York City. Early on, he used his father’s camera to photograph his sisters who would model for him. After graduating from high school in 1945, Scavullo began working for a studio that produced fashion catalogs. He soon moved to Vogue.

Scavullo’s work has also been used in the covers of Seventeen, Harper’s Bazaar, and Rolling Stone. He also published several books, from 1976s Scavullo on Beauty to 2000s Scavullo Nudes.
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Barbra Streisand

Mohammad Ali

Brooke Shields

Grace Jones