17th May – 30th August and from 5th to 9th September*
The Exhibition will be closed from 31st August to 4th September (inclusive)
Open Sundays to Thursdays & Bank Holiday Saturdays only
11.30am – 5.00pm
An exhibition of photographs from The Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby’s, curated by Jasper Conran.
*Please Note: The Exhibitions may be closed at short notice due to unforeseen circumstances. Please check the website to confirm opening arrangements before visiting.
Cecil Beaton 1904 – 1980 – Photographer, designer, socialite and writer
Cecil Beaton is best known for his fashion photographs and society portraits, working for Vanity Fair and Vogue in addition to photographing Hollywood celebrities, the Royal Family for official publications and the Bright Young People of the twenties and thirties.
During the Second World War he was given the task of recording images from the home front and later afterwards specialised in designing sets, costumes and lighting for the Broadway stage.
This exhibition of photographs, celebrates Beaton’s artistic genius and lifelong association with Wilton