(September 4, 1900-September 12, 1968) was born in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1900 and became one of the great exponents of fashion photography of the 20’s and 30’s. Fleeing from the Russian Revolution, he moved first to London and then in 1920 to Paris where he made several contacts with the local art scene. He began to work as fashion draftsman, publishing his work in Harper’s Bazaar and Fairchild’s Magazine.