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John Piper

(1903-1992), Artist and writer

John Egerton Christmas Piper

Sitter in 59 portraits
Artist of 1 portrait
After studying at the Royal College of Art, Piper joined the Seven and Five Society. From 1934 he collaborated on the magazine Axis with writer and librettist Myfanwy Evans, whom he married in 1937. He collaborated on books with W.H. Auden and John Betjeman. In 1946 Piper designed the set for Britten's The Rape of Lucretia, and in 1947 became a founding director of the English Opera Group. His publications include Brighton Aquatints (1939), British Romantic Artists (1942), and Buildings and Prospects (1949). He was also commissioned, with Patrick Reyntiens, to produce stained glass for the Baptistery Window of Coventry Cathedral (1962).

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John Piper, by Margaret MacGregor ('Peggy') Angus - NPG 6545

John Piper

by Margaret MacGregor ('Peggy') Angus
pencil, crayon and wash, 1937
NPG 6545

John Piper, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(268)

John Piper

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1952 or before
NPG 4529(268)

John Piper, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(267)

John Piper

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1952 or before
NPG 4529(267)

John Piper, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(269)

John Piper

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1952 or before
NPG 4529(269)

John Piper, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P797(38)

John Piper

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 16 October 1963
NPG P797(38)

John Piper, by John Swannell - NPG P717(12)

John Piper

by John Swannell
Iris print, 1977
NPG P717(12)

John Piper, by Bernard Lee ('Bern') Schwartz - NPG P1235

John Piper

by Bernard Lee ('Bern') Schwartz
dye transfer print, 12 March 1977
NPG P1235

John Piper, by Franta Belsky - NPG 5966

John Piper

by Franta Belsky
bronze bust, 1987
NPG 5966

John Piper, by Howard Coster - NPG x2083

John Piper

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1946
NPG x2083

John Piper, by Howard Coster - NPG x2082

John Piper

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1946
NPG x2082

John Piper, by Howard Coster - NPG x25847

John Piper

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1946
NPG x25847

Eric John Crozier; Sir Frederick Ashton and John Piper, possibly by Edward Mandinian - NPG x15215

Eric John Crozier; Sir Frederick Ashton and John Piper

possibly by Edward Mandinian
bromide contact print, 1947
NPG x15215

John Piper, by Lola Walker (Lola Marsden) - NPG x125624

John Piper

by Lola Walker (Lola Marsden)
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x125624

John Piper, by Lola Walker (Lola Marsden) - NPG x125625

John Piper

by Lola Walker (Lola Marsden)
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x125625

John Piper, by Lola Walker (Lola Marsden) - NPG x125626

John Piper

by Lola Walker (Lola Marsden)
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x125626

John Piper, by Lola Walker (Lola Marsden) - NPG x125627

John Piper

by Lola Walker (Lola Marsden)
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x125627

John Piper, by Rollie McKenna - NPG x137187

John Piper

by Rollie McKenna
bromide print, 1953
NPG x137187

John Piper, by Jitendra Arya, for  Camera Press: London: UK - NPG x184034

John Piper

by Jitendra Arya, for Camera Press: London: UK
bromide press print, 1953
NPG x184034

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