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Colette by Madame D'Ora (1953)

Madame D’Ora, born Dora Kallmus (1881-1963) was an Austrian photographer.
She opened a photography studio with Arthur Benda under the pseudonym Madame d’Ora in Vienna in 1907.
She moved to Paris in 1925 and she became famous for her fashion photography in 30’s and 40’s.
She liked artists as subjects for her photography: here you can see the writer Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette.