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John Galsworthy

(1867-1933), Novelist and playwright

Sitter in 43 portraits
Novelist and playwright; Galsworthy began his literary career with a volume of short stories, From the Four Winds (1897). He reached his maturity as an author in 1906 with the publication of the first novel in the trilogy The Forsyte Saga, considered to be a critique of Victorianism. In the same year his first play, The Silver Box, appeared at the Court Theatre in London. A popular and prolific writer in the realist vein, he refused a knighthood in 1918, but was appointed to the Order of Merit in 1929 and in 1932 was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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John Galsworthy, by Theodore Spicer-Simson - NPG 3649

John Galsworthy

by Theodore Spicer-Simson
bronze medallion, 1921
NPG 3649

John Galsworthy, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(132)

John Galsworthy

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1927 or before
NPG 4529(132)

John Galsworthy, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(134)

John Galsworthy

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1927 or before
NPG 4529(134)

John Galsworthy, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(135)

John Galsworthy

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1927 or before
NPG 4529(135)

John Galsworthy, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(136)

John Galsworthy

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1927 or before
NPG 4529(136)

John Galsworthy, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(137)

John Galsworthy

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1927 or before
NPG 4529(137)

John Galsworthy, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(138)

John Galsworthy

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1927 or before
NPG 4529(138)

John Galsworthy, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(139)

John Galsworthy

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1927 or before
NPG 4529(139)

John Galsworthy, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(140)

John Galsworthy

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1927 or before
NPG 4529(140)

John Galsworthy, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(135a)

John Galsworthy

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1927 or before
NPG 4529(135a)

John Galsworthy, by David Evans - NPG 4208

John Galsworthy

by David Evans
bronze bust, 1961 (1929)
On display in Room 29 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4208

John Galsworthy, by Edward John Burra - NPG 6368

John Galsworthy

by Edward John Burra
ink, 1932
NPG 6368

John Galsworthy, by Alvin Langdon Coburn - NPG Ax7790

John Galsworthy

by Alvin Langdon Coburn
photogravure, 18 October 1909
NPG Ax7790

John Galsworthy, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé, published by  George G. Harrap & Company, printed by  The Vandyck Printers Ltd - NPG Ax199044

John Galsworthy

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé, published by George G. Harrap & Company, printed by The Vandyck Printers Ltd
photogravure, 1911, published 1915
NPG Ax199044

John Galsworthy, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39222

John Galsworthy

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39222

John Galsworthy, by (Mary) Olive Edis (Mrs Galsworthy) - NPG x7178

John Galsworthy

by (Mary) Olive Edis (Mrs Galsworthy)
whole-plate autochrome, 1922
NPG x7178

John Galsworthy, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x162434

John Galsworthy

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1924
NPG x162434

John Galsworthy, by Howard Coster - NPG x13612

John Galsworthy

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1926
NPG x13612

John Galsworthy, by Sasha (Alexander Stewart) - NPG x28345

John Galsworthy

by Sasha (Alexander Stewart)
bromide print, July 1927
NPG x28345

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