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Gisèle Freund (1912-2000)

Artist of 6 portraits
German-born, naturalised French; celebrated for unique early colour portraits of literati.

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P435

James Joyce

by Gisèle Freund
colour print, 1939
NPG P435

P437

Vita Sackville-West

by Gisèle Freund
colour dye transfer print, 1939
NPG P437

P438

H.G. Wells

by Gisèle Freund
colour print, 1939
NPG P438

P439

Virginia Woolf; Leonard Sidney Woolf

by Gisèle Freund
colour print, 1939
NPG P439

P440

Virginia Woolf

by Gisèle Freund
Colour dye transfer print, 1939
On display in Room 37 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG P440

P436

Iris Murdoch

by Gisèle Freund
bromide print, 1959
NPG P436

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