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Barry Fantoni (1940-), Broadcaster, cartoonist and jazz musician

Barry Ernest Fantoni

Sitter in 7 portraits
Artist of 17 portraits
Born in London, Fantoni studied at Camberwell School of Art (1954-8) and following expulsion attended the Slade School of Fine Art. He joined the staff of the magazine Private Eye as a cartoonist and columnist. He also wrote scripts for the BBC's satirical show That Was the Week That Was. In 1966 he hosted the fashion and music programme, A Whole Scene Going On, and for which he was voted Television Personality of the Year. Fantoni produced caricatures for the listings magazine Radio Times from the mid 1960s. He has also achieved success as a poet, playwright and jazz musician.

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6772

Dave Allen

by Barry Ernest Fantoni
pencil and gouache
NPG 6772

6778

Dick Emery

by Barry Ernest Fantoni
pencil and gouache, 1960s-1970s
NPG 6778

6779

Dick Emery

by Barry Ernest Fantoni
pencil and gouache, 1960s-1970s
NPG 6779

6780

Sir Bruce Forsyth (Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson)

by Barry Ernest Fantoni
pencil and gouache, 1960s-1970s
NPG 6780

6781

Russell Harty

by Barry Ernest Fantoni
pencil and gouache, 1960s-1970s
NPG 6781

6785

Sir Freddie Laker

by Barry Ernest Fantoni
pencil and gouache, 1960s-1970s
NPG 6785

6786

Jimmy Savile

by Barry Ernest Fantoni
pencil and gouache, 1960s-1970s
NPG 6786

6788

Harold Wilson

by Barry Ernest Fantoni
pencil and gouache, 1960s-1970s
NPG 6788

6773

Arthur Askey

by Barry Ernest Fantoni
pencil and gouache, 1970
NPG 6773

6782

Sir Edward Heath

by Barry Ernest Fantoni
pencil and gouache, circa 1972
NPG 6782

6775

Tony Blackburn

by Barry Ernest Fantoni
pencil and gouache, 1975
NPG 6775

6787

Alan Donald Whicker

by Barry Ernest Fantoni
pencil, gouache and collage, 1975
NPG 6787

6777

Ken Dodd

by Barry Ernest Fantoni
pencil and gouache, 1978
NPG 6777

6783

Frankie Howerd

by Barry Ernest Fantoni
pencil and gouache, 1978
NPG 6783

6784

Ludovic Kennedy

by Barry Ernest Fantoni
pencil and gouache, 1978
NPG 6784

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