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Carl Van Vechten
Self-Portrait of Carl Van Vechten Crisco edit.jpg
Photographic self-portrait by Carl Van Vechten, taken in 1934
Born
Carl Van Vechten

(1880-06-17)June 17, 1880
Died December 21, 1964(1964-12-21) (aged 84)
Education Washington High School
Alma mater University of Chicago
Spouse(s) Anna Snyder (?–1912),
Fania Marinoff (m. 1914–1964)

Carl Van Vechten (June 17, 1880 – December 21, 1964) was an American writer and artistic photographer. He was known for taking pictures of many famous celebrities during the late 1930s and early 1940s. He was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Vechten was married to actress Fania Marinoff from 1914 until his death in 1964. Vechten died in New York City, New York, aged 84.

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