A Surrealist Ball at Château de Ferrières, 1972
The hosts of the ball: Guy de Rothschild & Marie-Hélène de Rothschild wearing a horned “giant’s head” with tears made from real diamonds.
The invitation was written in reverse. It required a mirror to be read.
Baron Alexis de Redé in a Dalí designed Hat and Mrs. Espírito Santo.
Salvador Dali doing his Dali face in front of his famous depiction of Mae West.
Baron Alexis de Redé wearing multiple-faced mask, custom designed by artist Dali.
The Château de Ferrières was lit in red to make it appear as if it was on fire.
Hélène Rochas & François-Marie Banier
Baroness Marie-Hélène de Rothschild
Audrey Hepburn trapped inside of a Magritte birdcage
The following costume made reference to the famous painting The Son of Man, making a direct biblical reference to Eve eating the forbidden fruit from the Garden of Eden.