Size: 24" (60.48cm) x 20" (50.4cm) Edition of 15

David Sutton

Curtis joins The Pack

Silver Gelatin
Estate Print 

Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. share a laugh with Tony Curtis at the Friars Club roast of Dean in 1956.

Shot by David Sutton

Estate print printed for the first time in 2011 for Reel Art Press



A New York native, David Sutton was a photographer from his early teens, when he studied under such tutors as the famed Margaret Bourke-White.  During World War II he was a combat photographer, and after the war he worked a brief stint with “Life.” Thereafter he opened his own studio in Los Angeles, where he gained a reputation for his work with such stars as Paul Newman, John Wayne, and Frank Sinatra.  His shots of these and other celebrities were consistently published in top magazines around the world.

He died in 1998.

Biography by Shawn Levy, taken from The Rat Pack.