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Bryan Wharton

(1939-), Photographer

Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist of 20 portraits
Bryan Wharton was one of the star photographers of the Sunday Times recruited by the new ownership of Lord Thomson and editorship of Harold Evans. Invited to join the paper in 1964 after four years with the Daily Express ­ the paper was anxious to inject more dynamism into its news and pictorial coverage. Cal McCrystal commented on his portraiture: 'Wharton's genius is in drawing out his subject's hidden humours or repressed moods and recording them before the carapace snaps shut again. So far as I am aware, none of his subjects berated him for such intimate exposure. Many joined his formidable string of friends'

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The Establishment Club, by Bryan Wharton - NPG x88638

The Establishment Club

by Bryan Wharton
bromide print, 29 September 1961
NPG x88638

Nubar Sarkis Gulbenkian, by Bryan Wharton - NPG x88640

Nubar Sarkis Gulbenkian

by Bryan Wharton
bromide print, 10 December 1964
NPG x88640

John Sleigh Pudney, by Bryan Wharton - NPG x88644

John Sleigh Pudney

by Bryan Wharton
bromide print, 31 August 1967
NPG x88644

George Alfred Brown, Baron George-Brown, by Bryan Wharton - NPG x88890

George Alfred Brown, Baron George-Brown

by Bryan Wharton
bromide print, 1967
NPG x88890

Tim Rice; Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd Webber, by Bryan Wharton - NPG x88637

Tim Rice; Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd Webber

by Bryan Wharton
bromide print, 24 October 1968
NPG x88637

Germaine Greer, by Bryan Wharton - NPG x88633

Germaine Greer

by Bryan Wharton
bromide print, 3 June 1969
NPG x88633

Cecil Beaton, by Bryan Wharton - NPG x126286

Cecil Beaton

by Bryan Wharton
bromide fibre print, 1969
NPG x126286

Anouska Hempel, Lady Weinberg, by Bryan Wharton - NPG x88641

Anouska Hempel, Lady Weinberg

by Bryan Wharton
bromide print, November 1971
NPG x88641

Sir Cliff Richard; Mary Whitehouse, by Bryan Wharton - NPG x88887

Sir Cliff Richard; Mary Whitehouse

by Bryan Wharton
bromide print, 1972
NPG x88887

Jean Paul Getty, by Bryan Wharton - NPG x88886

Jean Paul Getty

by Bryan Wharton
bromide print, 1975
NPG x88886

Henry Frederick Thynne, 6th Marquess of Bath, by Bryan Wharton - NPG x88634

Henry Frederick Thynne, 6th Marquess of Bath

by Bryan Wharton
bromide print, 2 April 1976
NPG x88634

Allen Jones, by Bryan Wharton - NPG x88635

Allen Jones

by Bryan Wharton
bromide print, 24 January 1976
NPG x88635

George Thomas, Viscount Tonypandy, by Bryan Wharton - NPG x88636

George Thomas, Viscount Tonypandy

by Bryan Wharton
bromide print, 9 June 1976
NPG x88636

Laurie Lee, by Bryan Wharton - NPG x88632

Laurie Lee

by Bryan Wharton
bromide print, 2 March 1977
NPG x88632

Michael Ward, by Bryan Wharton - NPG x125024

Michael Ward

by Bryan Wharton
resin print, 1977
NPG x125024

Edward Bond, by Bryan Wharton - NPG x88643

Edward Bond

by Bryan Wharton
bromide print, 30 October 1978
NPG x88643

Mandy Rice-Davies, by Bryan Wharton - NPG x125693

Mandy Rice-Davies

by Bryan Wharton
bromide fibre print, 1986
NPG x125693

Pietro Annigoni, by Bryan Wharton - NPG x138230

Pietro Annigoni

by Bryan Wharton
digital print, November 1987
NPG x138230

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