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"The Masculinization of the American Woman"
  • Carl Fischer, photographer
    born 1924
    born: New York, New York, United States
    George Lois, art director
    born 1931
    born: Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
  • "The Masculinization of the American Woman", circa 1965
  • published in Esquire magazine, March 1965, cover
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromogenic color print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 37.3 x 27.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 5/8 x 10 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0864
Description
Exhibitions

Bust-length image of a female with blonde hair (identified as Virna Lisi). She has shaving cream on the lower half of her face. She is shaving her face with a razor held in her proper right hand.