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Julie Christie II, 1962

Terence Donovan (1936-1996)


Numbered 2/50
Photographer's copyright and estate stamp on reverse

Modern silver gelatin print

20 x 14 inches

The Estate of Terence Donovan

Terence Donovan, 'Women Throooo the Eyes of a Smudger', London: Kynoch Press, 1964

Diana Donovan & David Hillman (Editors), 'Terence Donovan: 'The Photographs', London: Little Brown & Co, 2000, (Unpaginated)

'Terence Donovan: Image Maker and Innovator', September - October 2007, No 17;
Another Print of This Image Was Exhibited at 'the Eye That Never Sleeps - Terence Donovan - London Photographs', Museum of London, 17 March - 1 August 1999;
'Client: 'Man About Town'', London, May 1962;
'The Last Photo Show', Chris Beetles Gallery, London, September - October 2022

From a limited edition of 50.

Prior to her becoming a Hollywood star Terence Donovan took a series of portraits of Julie Christie in 1962 for ‘Town’ magazine. Christie credited this shoot with bringing her to the attention of John Schlesinger, director of ‘Billy Liar’, ‘Darling’ and ‘Far From The Madding Crowd’. As Christie recalled it, ‘I’d done a screen test and hadn’t got the part. Then the director saw a magazine cover that Terence had taken of me and I landed my first film role [Billy Liar]. Who knows if I would ever have got into films if it hadn’t been for him.’