James Evershed Agate (1877-1947), Drama critic
Sitter in 21 portraits
Drama critic; contributed reviews to Daily Dispatch (1906); went on to become a highly influential critic for both The Sunday TImes (1923-47) and the BBC (1925-32); his diaries, published in nine volumes under the title Ego (1935-48) vividly evoke the personalities and the cultural life of his day.
by Angus McBean
vintage bromide print, 1947
On display at Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, uk in the exhibition 'Art and East Anglia'