Cinderella, Italian style. The Neapolitan street urchin who became the symbol of her country, La Diva Popolana; the pin-up who fought her way to an Oscar and international stardom; the comedienne of innate dignity.
So many contradictions encapsulated in that walk – both regal and wanton – and in the architecture of a face not considered beautiful until its beauty was unassailable. “A feast of a woman,” remarked Richard Burton, who would know.
Sophia Loren is shown in the La Riffa episode of Boccacio ’70 (1962), directed by Vittorio De Sica.
Archival Grade Print
A2 size (420 x 594mm) or A3 size (297 x 420mm)
10-colour Ultrachrome HDX pigment inks
Printed onto Hahnemühle Photo Rag, fine art acid-free paper 308gsm
Frame not included
£175 – £350