Vanessa Zitzewitz (von) |1970 , Born in Hamburg, Germany

Brought up in a family of photographers, Vanessa von Zitzewitz embraced her empathy for the art world, taking up a history of photography course at the Parsons School of Design in Paris. After travelling to Italy in 1991, she published her first book " Ombre bianche", (White Shadows), which brought her great success; her photographs of pieces of jewellery by Cartier, Chopard and Boucheron, as well as her portraits of George Clooney, Sean Connery, Carla Bruni and Monica Bellucci are renowned and valued today.

Ambassador of UNESCO, Vanessa von Zitzewitz last exhibited her work in the Petit Palais in 2009.

  • Sleeping Angel 1999