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Baron Adolph de Meyer

(1868-1946), Photographer

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 18 portraits
Baron De Meyer was born in Paris and educated in Dresden. He joined the Royal Photographic Society in 1893 and then the breakaway photo-secessionist group, the Linked Ring in 1898. In the early 1900s the house he shared with his wife at 1 Cadogan Gardens was a centre for a coterie of artistic and bohemian guests. Cecil Beaton dubbed him 'the Debussy of photography'. In 1913 he moved to New York to work as the leading photographer for Vogue and Vanity Fair.

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Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson, by Baron Adolph de Meyer - NPG P217

Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
platinotype print, 1898
NPG P217

King Edward VII, by Baron Adolph de Meyer - NPG P720

King Edward VII

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
sepia platinotype, 1904
NPG P720

Lady Ottoline Morrell, by Baron Adolph de Meyer - NPG P1098

Lady Ottoline Morrell

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
half-plate autochrome, circa 1907
NPG P1098

Lady Ottoline Morrell, by Baron Adolph de Meyer - NPG P1099

Lady Ottoline Morrell

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
half-plate autochrome, circa 1907
NPG P1099

Hazel (née Martyn), Lady Lavery, by Baron Adolph de Meyer - NPG P164

Hazel (née Martyn), Lady Lavery

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
vintage bromide print, 1910s
NPG P164

Lady Ottoline Morrell, by Baron Adolph de Meyer - NPG P1008

Lady Ottoline Morrell

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
platinum print, 1912
NPG P1008

George Arliss, by Baron Adolph de Meyer - NPG P167

George Arliss

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
vintage bromide print, 1918
NPG P167

Nellie Melba as Marguerite in 'Faust, by Baron Adolph de Meyer - NPG P299

Nellie Melba as Marguerite in 'Faust

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
bromide print, 1920s
NPG P299

Baron Adolph de Meyer, by Baron Adolph de Meyer - NPG P1367

Baron Adolph de Meyer

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
gelatin silver print, 1920s
NPG P1367

Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson as Macbeth, by Baron Adolph de Meyer - NPG x193450

Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson as Macbeth

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 21 September 1898
NPG x193450

King Edward VII, by Baron Adolph de Meyer - NPG x36242

King Edward VII

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
photogravure, 1904, published 1910
NPG x36242

Lady Ottoline Morrell, by Baron Adolph de Meyer - NPG x144149

Lady Ottoline Morrell

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
platinum print, 1912
NPG x144149

Lady Ottoline Morrell, possibly by Baron Adolph de Meyer - NPG x144150

Lady Ottoline Morrell

possibly by Baron Adolph de Meyer
platinum print, circa 1912
NPG x144150

Elizabeth (née Asquith), Princess Bibesco, by Baron Adolph de Meyer - NPG x193454

Elizabeth (née Asquith), Princess Bibesco

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 1 May 1921
NPG x193454

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Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 11 July 1908
NPG x136701

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