Francesco Scavullo (1921-2004) was a renowned American-born fashion photographer. Hailing from Staten Island, Scavullo went on to work with magazines such as Seventeen, Vogue, and eventually Cosmopolitan in a career that spanned over fifty years. His most famous works include portraits of Sting, Janis Joplin, and international singers such as Luciano Pavarotti. During his time as one of the most prolific fashion photographers of all time, Scavullo formed close connections with his models that was represented in the intimacy of his work.