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Anthony Powell (1905-2000), Writer

Anthony Dymoke Powell

Sitter in 16 portraits
Novelist; Fiction Editor of the TLS (1948-53). His great novel-sequence A Dance to the Music of Time (1951-1975) was championed enthusiastically in the paper by the writer Julian Maclaren-Ross and the critic Julian Symons, among others.

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Anthony Powell

by Henry Lamb
oil on canvas, 1934
NPG 6627


Anthony Powell

by Hubert Andrew Freeth
pencil, 1960s?
NPG 5093


Anthony Powell; Riccardo Aragno

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1963
NPG P512(19)


Anthony Powell

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 16 January 1978
NPG P833


Anthony Powell

by Dmitri Kasterine
modern bromide print from original negative, 2009 (1984)
NPG P1335


Anthony Powell

by Mark Gerson
bromide print, December 1963
NPG x15452


Anthony Powell; Riccardo Aragno

by Lewis Morley
toned bromide print, 1963
NPG x125219


Anthony Powell; Lady Violet Georgiana Powell (née Pakenham)

by Derry Moore, 12th Earl of Drogheda
archival digital print, 1984
NPG x131846


Anthony Powell

by Granville Davies
bromide fibre print, June 1986
NPG x29283


Anthony Powell

by Lucinda Douglas-Menzies
bromide fibre print, 1988
NPG x31845


Anthony Powell

by Lord Snowdon
gelatin silver print, 9 January 1987
NPG P1906


Anthony Powell

by Clayton Evans
bromide print, June 1955
NPG x14354


Anthony Powell

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 22 January 1969
NPG x165964


Anthony Powell

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 22 January 1969
NPG x165965


Anthony Powell

by Fay Godwin
bromide print, 1974
NPG x12939


Anthony Powell

by Tara Heinemann
resin print, 1982
NPG x22182

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