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Arthur Koestler (1905-1983), Writer

Sitter in 13 portraits
Born in Budapest, Koestler worked as a journalist and scientific editor in Paris and Berlin before settling in Britain and becoming a British citizen in 1948. Author of political novels such as Darkness at Noon (1940), of works relating to parapsychology and to biology and the history of science such as The Case of the Midwife Toad (1971).

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Arthur Koestler

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1950s-1963
NPG 4529(198)

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Arthur Koestler

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1950s-1963
NPG 4529(199)

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Arthur Koestler

by Daphne Hardy-Henrion
bronze head, 1983-1984
NPG 5741

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Arthur Koestler with his dog Attila

by Madame Yevonde
bromide print on card mount, 1950s
NPG x13966

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Arthur Koestler

by Mark Gerson
bromide print, April 1955
NPG x13779

x13786

Arthur Koestler

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1959
NPG x13786

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Arthur Koestler

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1959
NPG x125527

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Arthur Koestler

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1959
NPG x125528

x125197

Arthur Koestler

by Lewis Morley
toned bromide print, 1961
NPG x125197

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Arthur Koestler

by Fay Godwin
bromide print, 1978
NPG x15442

x15443

Arthur Koestler

by Fay Godwin
bromide print, 1978
NPG x15443

x136387

Arthur Koestler

by Samuel Joseph ('Sam') Haskins
archival digital print, circa 1980
NPG x136387

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Arthur Koestler

by Madame Yevonde
bromide press print, 1959
NPG x184147