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Patrick O'Brian (1914-2000), Novelist

Patrick O'Brian (Richard Patrick Russ)

Sitter in 1 portrait
Writer best known for his naval stories, in particular the 20 Aubrey-Maturin novels (1969-99) set in the Napoleonic wars. Also a writer of short stories, a translator and a biographer whose subjects have included Joseph Banks and Picasso.

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Patrick O'Brian

by Steve Pyke
C-type colour print, 1996
NPG P766