1950 - 2010
Sophia was popular among
photographers in her early years because of her willingness to have her
Francesco Escalar remains Sophia's favorite photographer.
Not much has changed today as she is a phenomenon everywhere she goes
every photographer's delight.
photographs were made for
immediate profit but as Carlo Ponti began to manage
career her pictures were
rather used for publicity and exposure.
Postcards featuring movie stars were tremendously popular in Europe.
Hundreds of these vintage pictures were released in the 1950's and
in Italy, West Germany, Spain, and France.
You will find a whole bunch of them in this section.
Over Sophia's long acting years, many photographers played a
role in her rise to becoming a timeless icon.
– Patellani, Poletto, Lévin,
Pierluigi, Giancolombo, Frontoni, Shaw, Avedon and, indeed, Secchiaroli
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