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Graham Greene

(1904-1991), Novelist

Sitter in 50 portraits
Greene began his career as a journalist for The Times. He converted to Roman Catholicism in 1926, the paradoxes of life and faith and the motives for committing to a cause or ideology, became the subject of his later writing. He achieved critical acclaim for works exploring profound moral dilemmas such as Brighton Rock, The Power and the Glory, The Heart of the Matter and The End of the Affair. During WW2, he worked as an intelligence officer, inspiring Our Man in Havana (1958) and his screenplay The Third Man (1949). In the 1960s he moved to Antibes, where he was awarded the chevalier of the Légion d'honneur by the French government in 1969.

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Graham Greene, by Feliks Topolski - NPG 5864

Graham Greene

by Feliks Topolski
pencil, circa 1950-1955
NPG 5864

Graham Greene, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(147)

Graham Greene

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1952 or before
NPG 4529(147)

Graham Greene, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(145)

Graham Greene

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1952 or before
NPG 4529(145)

Graham Greene, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(146)

Graham Greene

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1952 or before
NPG 4529(146)

Graham Greene, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(148)

Graham Greene

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1952 or before
NPG 4529(148)

Graham Greene, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(149)

Graham Greene

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1952 or before
NPG 4529(149)

Graham Greene, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(150)

Graham Greene

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1952 or before
NPG 4529(150)

Graham Greene, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(151)

Graham Greene

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1952 or before
NPG 4529(151)

Graham Greene, by Yousuf Karsh - NPG P490(37)

Graham Greene

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1964
NPG P490(37)

Graham Greene, by Mark Boxer - NPG 5920(11)

Graham Greene

by Mark Boxer
ink, 1977-1978
NPG 5920(11)

Graham Greene, by Anthony Palliser - NPG 5574

Graham Greene

by Anthony Palliser
oil on canvas, 1981-1983
NPG 5574

Graham Greene, by Dmitri Kasterine - NPG P1330

Graham Greene

by Dmitri Kasterine
digital print, 2009 (1982)
NPG P1330

Graham Greene, by Alice Springs (June Newton) - NPG P545

Graham Greene

by Alice Springs (June Newton)
bromide print, 1988
NPG P545

Graham Greene, by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG x41946

Graham Greene

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
half-plate film negative, 19 July 1927
NPG x41946

Graham Greene, by Howard Coster - NPG Ax136135

Graham Greene

by Howard Coster
vintage bromide print, 1930s
NPG Ax136135

Graham Greene, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x127590

Graham Greene

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 7 June 1939
NPG x127590

Graham Greene, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x15393

Graham Greene

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate nitrate negative, 7 June 1939
NPG x15393

Graham Greene, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x15394

Graham Greene

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate nitrate negative, 7 June 1939
NPG x15394

Graham Greene, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x15392

Graham Greene

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 7 June 1939
NPG x15392

Graham Greene; Douglas Francis Jerrold, by John Gay - NPG x127763

Graham Greene; Douglas Francis Jerrold

by John Gay
2 1/4 inch square film negative, published November 1947
NPG x127763

Graham Greene, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x14089

Graham Greene

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, June 1953
NPG x14089

Graham Greene, by Lida Moser - NPG x45317

Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
NPG x45317

Graham Greene, by Lida Moser - NPG x45318

Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
NPG x45318

Graham Greene, by Lida Moser - NPG x45319

Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
NPG x45319

Graham Greene, by Lida Moser - NPG x136457

Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
NPG x136457

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Graham Greene

by Irving Penn
vintage bromide print, 1950
NPG P592

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Graham Greene

by Lord Snowdon
gelatin silver print, 1984
NPG P1878

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Graham Greene

by Bill Brandt
bromide print, 1948
NPG x22429

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Graham Greene

by Bill Brandt
bromide print, 1948
NPG x9229

Web image not currently available

Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
NPG x136419

Web image not currently available

Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
NPG x136420

Web image not currently available

Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
NPG x136421

Web image not currently available

Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
NPG x136422

Web image not currently available

Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
NPG x136423

Web image not currently available

Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
NPG x136503

Web image not currently available

Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
NPG x136504

Web image not currently available

Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
NPG x136505

Web image not currently available

Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
NPG x136506

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