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Arthur William Symons (1865-1945), Poet, translator, critic and editor

Sitter in 7 portraits
Poet and author; friend of many artists and writers of the nineties; his poetry is symbolist and fin-de-siècle in tone; published Symbolist Movement in Literature, 1899; contributed articles to various reviews, wrote plays, edited anthologies, and translated from six languages; never entirely recovered from a mental breakdown in 1908.

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P104

Arthur William Symons

by Frederick Henry Evans
sepia platinum print, circa 1895-1900
NPG P104

L135

Arthur William Symons

by Jacques-Emile Blanche
oil on canvas, 1895
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L135

4172

Arthur William Symons

by Rudolf Helmut Sauter
tempera on canvas, 1935
NPG 4172

x87257

Arthur William Symons

by Alvin Langdon Coburn
photogravure, 22 September 1906
NPG x87257

Ax7778

Arthur William Symons

by Alvin Langdon Coburn
photogravure, 22 September 1906
NPG Ax7778

x13942

Arthur William Symons

by Unknown photographer
snapshot print
NPG x13942

x13943

Arthur William Symons

by Photo Press
bromide print
NPG x13943