Audrey Hepburn Being Towel Dried
Audrey Hepburn Being Towel Dried, taken by Mark Shaw in 1953.
This photograph of Audrey Hepburn being shampooed on the set of ‘Sabrina’ was taken by Mark Shaw for LIFE in 1953. Audrey Hepburn had her hair washed every night while working on the film and often conducted business with her agents while under a drier. Aged 24 at the time, she was already poised to become a huge star and her performance in ‘Sabrina’ was nominated for both a BAFTA and an Academy Award.
Mark Shaw began his professional photographic career in New York City, capturing the notable celebrities of the 1950’s for Harper’s Bazaar and other major fashion publications. He built a reputation as a fashion and portrait photographer and freelanced for LIFE, shooting over 27 covers and more than 100 stories during his time at the magazine. Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn, Pablo Picasso and Brigitte Bardot were just a number of distinguished figures Shaw captured within his short yet remarkable career.
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