Edward Steichen was a famous painter and photographer who in 1923 was offered the prestigious position of chief photographer for Vogue and Vanity Fair. Over the next fifteen years, Steichen produced a legendary, unparalleled collection of work that dramatized and glamorized the stars and fashions of the era. Gloria Swanson, Charlie Chaplain, and Greta Garbo are just a few examples of the countless celebrities Steichen captured in iconic portraits. Drawn from an archive of over two thousand original prints taken in the 1920's and 1930's, these 242 black and white photographs represent the most extensive compilation of Steichen's work. Imported from Italy and bound in a gorgeous hardcover, this coffee table size book will provide you and your guests with an awe-inspiring, visual feast!