Mark Fiennes

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Mark Fiennes (born November 11, 1933 in Darlton , Northumberland , † December 30, 2004 in Clare ) was a British photographer .

life and work

Fiennes, son of the industrialist Maurice Fiennes , had his main focus in the field of architecture and landscape photography . In 1985 he was commissioned to photographically document the Treasure Houses of Britain exhibition at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. He then documented the restoration of Windsor Castle for the Royal Collections .

He was commissioned with book illustrations by the publishers HarperCollins , Random House , Thames & Hudson and Yale University Press (e.g. The American Country House , 2004). Between 1983 and 1995 he photographed a. a. for Country Life magazine .

His marriage to Jennifer Lash gave birth to the actors Ralph and Joseph , the filmmakers Martha and Sophie, and the composer Magnus Fiennes . He also had a foster son, the archaeologist Michael Emery. In 1996 Fiennes married the artist Caroline Evans for the second time.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Susanna Rustin: The famous Fiennes , The Guardian , December 3, 2011