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Sir Noël Coward (1899-1973), Actor, playwright and composer

Sitter associated with 116 portraits
Dramatist and actor. Born in Teddington, although his first play closed after five weeks in 1920, great success followed with London Calling (1923), The Vortex (1924), and Hay Fever (1925). In 1930, the year this mask was made, Private Lives opened in London and New York. His play Blithe Spirit (1941), and the film In Which We Serve (1942) contributed to the war effort. After the war he performed his own songs in cabaret in London and Las Vegas, giving him financial security.

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x6935

Noël Coward

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print, 1951
NPG x6935

x6937

Noël Coward

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print, 1951
NPG x6937

x7259

Noël Coward

by Paul Tanqueray
chlorobromide print, 1952
NPG x7259

x40493

Alfred Lunt; Lynn Fontanne; Cecil Beaton; Noël Coward

by Paul Tanqueray
vintage bromide print, 1952
NPG x40493

x13781

Noël Coward

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1957
NPG x13781

x13782

Noël Coward

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1957
NPG x13782

x88678

Noël Coward

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1957
NPG x88678

x88679

Noël Coward

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1957
NPG x88679

x88680

Noël Coward

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1957
NPG x88680

x88681

Noël Coward

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1957
NPG x88681

x87344

Noël Coward

by Francis Goodman
bromide print, 1966
NPG x87344

x6949

Noël Coward

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 25 July 1968
NPG x6949

x135614

Noël Coward

possibly by (Arthur) Derek Hill
bromide print, 1969
NPG x135614

x135616

Noël Coward

by Vivienne
bromide print, 1972
NPG x135616

x40072

Noël Coward

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, September 1972
NPG x40072

D23323

A Fantasy (probably Noël Coward; probably Gertrude Lawrence)

by Mark Wayner (Weiner)
lithograph, published 1931
NPG D23323

D32938

Noël Coward

after (Percy) Wyndham Lewis
lithograph, 1932
NPG D32938

P1864

Sir Noël Coward

by Lord Snowdon
gelatin silver print, 21 September 1964
NPG P1864