Edward Steichen: In High Fashion, the Condé Nast Years, 1923-1937

September 26, 2009 to January 3, 2010

Steichen and Marion Morehouse

The greatest fashion model I ever photographed was
Marion Morehouse. When she put on the clothes that were to be photographed, she transformed herself into a woman who really would wear that gown.”
– Edward Steichen

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Marion Morehouse wearing a dress by Chéruit and jewelry by Black, Starr and Frost, next to a piano designed by Steichen, 1928

Marion Morehouse wearing a dress by Chéruit and jewelry by Black, Starr and Frost, next to a piano designed by Steichen, 1928. Gelatin silver print. Courtesy Condé Nast Archive, New York. © 1928 Condé Nast Publications

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