Nov 13, 2013
Jun 30, 2010
Nov 13, 2013

Fashion Study

Fashion Study

c. 1934

Dora Maar

(French, 1907-1997)

Gelatin silver print

Image: 27.7 x 22.2 cm (10 7/8 x 8 3/4 in.); Mounted: 33.5 x 25 cm (13 3/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 2007.84



Dora Maar’s successful commercial practice included fashion assignments from popular French magazines such as this striking view of a tulle cape from designer Elsa Schiaparelli’s 1934 collection. However, Maar’s lasting place in photographic history derives from work she did as part of Surrealist circles.

See also
Type of artwork: 

Contact us

The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email

To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.

Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email