Costa Rican skull, c. 1970
Adrian Flowers of London
A black and white silver gelatin print showing a skull from Costa Rica in Central America.
Photographed by Adrian Flowers of London.
Born in Portsmouth in 1926, Adrian Flowers was educated at Sherbourne School in Dorset. He attended the British School of Photography before establishing a studio in London’s Dover Street in 1950. He later moved to Tite Street in Chelsea during ‘the Swinging Sixties.’ He was known for his portraits of celebrities and for his advertising work. During his career his assistants included Terence Donovan and Brian Duffy. He died at his home in southwest France on 18 May 2016.
See The Guardian (30 May 2016) for his obituary by Amanda Hopkinson.
Condition: apart from a few very small imperfections, the print is in excellent condition with very good tonal range.
Dimensions: not including a (slightly uneven) white border, the print measures 9.3” by 7. by 7.5” (23.6 cm by 19 cm).