Mr. Van Vechten of New York City

Lueders, Edward
May 1955
New Republic;5/16/55, Vol. 132 Issue 20, p36
The article profiles the novelist and photographer Carl Van Vechten. The author highlights various achievements from his literary career that include the novels "Peter Whiffle," "The Tattooed Countess," and "Parties." Van Vechten stopped writing in the late 1920s after a total of eight novels and turned to photography that focuses on pictures of artists and celebrities.


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