pastmalebeauty: Stephen Tennant (1906 – 1984) …

pastmalebeauty:

Stephen Tennant (1906 – 1984)

 1. Stephen on his way to America – 1930′s

2. Stephen amongst sketches by Pavel Tchelitchew

¾. Stephen by Cecil Beaton. Photo 4, sent to lesbian French writer Colette.

Stephen Tennant, youngest son of Baron Glenconner, was a social butterfly. He was a decadent and dazzling socialite. An amateur artist and writer, he was also a member of the group known as the “Bright Young Things” in the 1920′s. A close friend of society photographer Cecil Beaton, he was often a model for Beaton’s photographic studies. He was the lover of Poet and Soldier Siegfried Sassoon.