The gorgeous goddess of pin–up has passed away today at age 85. Her look inspired millions and she became a cult legend, starting in the 1950s. Page was a pioneer of her time, and was photographed in her prime by thousands of amateur photobugs, taking 10s of thousands of black-and-white photos of her. Said painter Olivia de Berardinis, who painted portraits of Page,
There was a passion play unfolding in her mind. What some see as a bad-girl image was in fact a certain sensual freedom and play-acting - it was part of the fun of being a woman.Bless you, Betty. We will miss you.