(1920 - 2017)
Virginia Thoren was active/lived in New York, New Jersey. Virginia Thoren is known for advertising fashion photography.
Biography Virginia Thoren
Virginia Thoren, Artful Fashion Photographer, Dies at 97, Obituary by Sam Roberts, November 2, 2017, The New York Times
Virginia Thoren, an advertising designer who had no formal training behind a camera but became a leading fashion photographer in New York and Paris in the mid-20th century, died on Oct. 27 in Manhattan. She was 97.
Her death was confirmed by her friend and archivist Betty Guernsey.
Embracing the preference of her mentor, Toni Frissell, for natural light and realistic settings, Ms. Thoren photographed Julie Andrews, Vivien Leigh, Lee Radziwill and other celebrities, as well as models like Carmen Dell’Orefice, Dorian Leigh, Barbara Mullen, Suzy Parker, Mary Jane Russell and Anne St. Marie in w
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