Patrick Demarchelier

Vogue‘s Anna Wintour has described his work as “timelessly classic.” Patrick Demarchelier is a world-renowned French fashion photographer responsible for countless iconic images created for publications such as Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. He is perhaps best known for his intimate portraits of Princess Diana that helped establish her popularity and accessible public image.

Patrick Demarchelier, Princess Diana, London, 1990. Sotheby’s.


In 1975, he moved to New York and began working for the photographers Henri Cartier-Bresson and Jacques Guilbert, later gaining employment within Harper’s Bazaar in 1992, subsequently becoming the magazine’s principal photographer.

He has shot campaigns for Dior, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, and others, with his images appearing regularly on the covers of major fashion magazines.


Patrick Demarchelier, Nadja Auermann, New York, Vogue, 1995. Vogue.