Lisa with Harp (1939). Gelatin silver print. Model: Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn. Photograph by Horst P. Horst, Vogue, 1939.
When he was at his creative peak, such as with Lisa with Harp, his work transcended genre. Horst believed in the power of beauty and was not ashamed to strive for it. It’s a philosophy towards art that is hugely appealing.