Elfie Semotan presents Viennaline eyeglasses »Gigi II, no. 359«, Austria, Vienna, 1963
In this fashion and advertising shot, Elfie Semotan presents an eyewear design by Viennaline, embedded in an extravagant setting lined with leopard fur and herself also wrapped in a leopard fur coat.
During the 1960s and 70s Serge Kirchhofer aka Udo Proksch is the creative director and chief designer of this brand. The enfant terrible of the Viennese society, Demel owner and operator of the legendary Club 45, designs innovative and extravagant eyewear under the synonym Serge Kirchhofer for Viennaline, Carrera or Porsche Design, but also makes a reputation as a jewelry designer.
Vintage Gelatin silver print
Image dimensions 39 x 29,7 cm (39 x 29,7 inch)
Mounting, Framing Archival mat board 60 x 50 cm, frame upon request
Double weight paper, semi-matte surface
Photographer's stamp and archive no. on the reverse
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