Cecil Beaton, c. 1960s, seated on terrace balustrade at Reddish House, Broad Chalke, with his Pug. By Ida Kar?
Alchimiste Parafaragamus ou La cornue infernale (1906)
little augury: René Gruau-in Paris
Cecil Beaton 's circus bedroom decorated with murals painted by the likes of Rex Whistler and Olivier Messel
"Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary." Cecil Beaton