Founded in 1934 by Cosette Harcourt, in association with Robert Ricci and the Lacroix brothers, Studio Harcourt Paris has immortalized the greatest figures of the 20th and 21st centuries. Its world-famous signature draws its inspiration from the glamorous roots of black and white cinema. Thanks to its unique lighting, Studio Harcourt Paris brings out the natural glow of each model. The Harcourt touch is defying time, with inimitable style: the perfect combination between mystery and legend. Through a dazzling light capturing eternity, the Studio Harcourt Prestige and Instant portraits reflect the personality of the model. Since its inception, Studio Harcourt Paris has got through ages, trends and social changes. It is the sole survivor of an era when distinguished clients were going to great photo studios. Nowadays, the requests of clients, whether private or famous, show that people still have this dream in today’s societies: they want to leave a trace behind, a beautiful image of themselves. At a time when everything is becoming virtual, the need for a concrete legacy of exceptional quality is stronger than ever. Photographs at Studio Harcourt Paris are the perfect answer to that desire. “Studio Harcourt Paris" is not only about photographs. It is an experience that transcends you, having your most beautiful features revealed and keeping a sublime picture as memory of it. The Studio Harcourt Paris signature draws its inspiration from the glamorous roots of black and white cinema. The art of light, the sense of framing and the display of the model are keystones to the Studio Harcourt Paris style, inherited from a long line of photographers trained in the art of portraying.
From the 22nd to the 26th of October in the Almada Negreiros Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon, an exhibit with some of the most well-known portraits of Harcourt will be on display. Studio Harcourt will also bring to you, at the Hotel, all its team - production, photographers, make-up - in a professional studio prepared specifically for this exhibition, where clientes can get their portrait taken. This portrait can also be taken with the whole family and will no doubt make for an extremely original and special gift.
The exhibition will feature the following portraits: