Manner of Cecil Beaton (1904-1980)
Lot 161 Details
Manner of Cecil Beaton (1904-1980), British
PRINCE PHILIP, THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH
Black and white presentation photograph mounted; signed and dated, Philip 1954 to the mount bottom centre. Contained in a black leather frame with gilt stamped royal ciper and coronet crest ornament, stamped H.H. Plante, London verso.
Image 8" x 6" — 20.2 x 15.2 cm.; 9.8" x 7.3" — 25 x 18.5 cm.
Estate Collection of Lucien St. Amand, Ottawa
The son of Prince Andrew of Greece, Prince Philip married The Queen in 1947 when she was Princess Elizabeth. He was bestowed Duke of Edinburgh on their wedding morning, and a Prince of the United Kingdom in 1957.
Wilding’s working relationship with the royal family continued until 1958 when she sold her Bond Street Studio. Her New York Studio had closed in 1957.