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Malcolm Arbuthnot

(1877-1967), Photographer and artist

Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)

Artist associated with 23 portraits
Born in Surrey, he was apprenticed at the age of sixteen to a painter of cats, but photography had greater appeal for him. He took various clerical jobs during the 1890s to support his photography. Arbuthnot was elected to the Linked Ring in 1907 and became one of its more influential members. He married a Kodak heiress and became manager of Kodak's Liverpool branch in 1912, where he resumed his interest in painting and lectured on Van Gogh. In 1914 he established a studio on New Bond Street, London, and worked as a fashionable portrait photographer until 1926, when he moved to France to study sculpture. He then settled in Jersey and concentrated on watercolour painting, to great success.

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Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols, by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG P785

Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols

by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
platinotype mounted on photographer's card, circa 1915
NPG P785

Clara Evelyn, by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG x135839

Clara Evelyn

by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
photogravure postcard print, 1900s
NPG x135839

Murray Davey, by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG x19027

Murray Davey

by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
bromide print
NPG x19027

Guilhermina Suggia, by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG x19036

Guilhermina Suggia

by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
bromide print
NPG x19036

Henry Hinchliffe Ainley, by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG x27518

Henry Hinchliffe Ainley

by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
postcard print, 1910s
NPG x27518

Lee White, by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG Ax160292

Lee White

by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
bromide postcard print, 1910s
NPG Ax160292

Nellie Taylor, by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG Ax160367

Nellie Taylor

by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
matte bromide postcard print, 1910s
NPG Ax160367

Beatrice Gladys Lillie (Lady Peel), by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG Ax160369

Beatrice Gladys Lillie (Lady Peel)

by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
matte bromide postcard print, 1910s
NPG Ax160369

Unidentified man, by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG x138141

Unidentified man

by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
vintage bromide print, 1910s
NPG x138141

Lee White, by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG x139949

Lee White

by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
bromide postcard print, 1910s
NPG x139949

Phyllis Monkman, by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG x198127

Phyllis Monkman

by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
bromide postcard print, 1910s
NPG x198127

Lillah McCarthy as Viola in 'Twelth Night', by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG x128113

Lillah McCarthy as Viola in 'Twelth Night'

by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
sepia platinum print, November 1912
NPG x128113

Lillah McCarthy in 'Twelfth Night', by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG x128114

Lillah McCarthy in 'Twelfth Night'

by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
sepia platinum print, November 1912
NPG x128114

William Strang, by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG x12826

William Strang

by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
platinum print, circa 1914?
NPG x12826

Lily Elsie (Mrs Bullough), by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG x135836

Lily Elsie (Mrs Bullough)

by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
vintage bromide print, 1915
NPG x135836

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro) as Galatea, by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG x68857

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro) as Galatea

by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
vintage bromide print, 1916
NPG x68857

Alice Delysia, by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG Ax160136

Alice Delysia

by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
matte bromide postcard print, late 1910s
NPG Ax160136

Elsie Janis in 'Hullo, America', by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG Ax160124

Elsie Janis in 'Hullo, America'

by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
matte bromide postcard print, 1918
NPG Ax160124

Harriet Cohen, by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG x39230

Harriet Cohen

by Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
vintage bromide print, early 1920s
NPG x39230

William Nicholson, by Sir William Newzam Prior Nicholson, after  Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson) - NPG D695

William Nicholson

by Sir William Newzam Prior Nicholson, after Malcolm Arbuthnot (Malcolm Lewin Stockdale Parson)
woodcut, (1912)
NPG D695

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