English stage actress Mary Taylor, 1933
As chief photographer for Vogue and Vanity Fair, Edward Steichen profoundly shaped the look of celebrity and fashion photography in the 1920s and 1930s.
Chanel cocktail dress, Vogue May 1926
He immortalized leading writers, artists, actors, dancers and politicians in striking portraits.
Fashion photography was revolutionized when he began depicting the creations of all the great designers of the age.
Two models on the deck of the cruise ship liner Lurline, 1934