Fernand Fonssagrives (June 8, 1910 – April 23, 2003) born near Paris, France he was a photographer known for his ‘beauty photography’ in the early 1940s, and as the first husband of the model Lisa Fonssagrives.
Fonssagrives married Lisa, his first wife, in 1935 and both became dancers. He said that he gave up dancing after he was injured in a diving accident. As a gift for recuperation Lisa gave Fernand a Rolleiflex camera. In the process of learning He became an important photographer and Lisa became an important model. He turned to photography and was a fashion photographer in the 1940s and 1950s when he took pictures for Town and Country and Harper’s Bazaar magazines. They divorced in 1950. Read full wikipedia article.