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Pablo Picasso at La Californie, Cannes 21.11.1957.

The Edward Quinn Archive provides photos for media, exhibitions and collectors. It contains pictures of stars, celebrities and artists taken on the Côte d’Azur from the 1950s to the 1970s. The Irishman Edward Quinn (1920–1997) lived and worked as a photographer on the French Riviera. His images capture the unique charm, sophistication and chic elegance of this legendary time and place.

The image database holds a comprehensive collection of extraordinary photographs on various themes from the Golden ’50s and ’60s:

• The most extensive photo database of Picasso worldwide with roughly 6000 photographs
• The big stars: Brando, Bardot, Burton and all the others
• Up close with the great race car drivers: Monaco GP from 1951 onward
• The celebrities: aristocrats, politicians, film directors and authors
• Street photography: London in 1950, Dublin in 1963
• Back when the Romani people in the Carmargue still lived beyond the gaze of tourists.
• Artist portraits: from Hockney to Baselitz
• Rare automobiles from the 1950s: Veritas, Hotchkiss, Lea-Francis and more
• The stars with their beloved pets
• The super-yachts of the super-rich
• Photography behind the scenes: the contact sheets

The full glamour of the French Riviera from the original negatives, with many photos that have never been published before.
Including a 3D exhibition of vintage and fine art prints in our virtual galleries.
The website also functions on all mobile devices.


Contact: Wolfgang and Ursula Frei
CH-8634 Hombrechtikon / Switzerland

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