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Don Bachardy (1934-), Artist

Sitter in 5 portraits
Artist of 9 portraits
The portraitist and painter Don Bachardy was born in Hollywood. He studied at the Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles, and at the Slade Art School in London. In 1961 he had his first one-man exhibition at the Redfern Gallery in London. Bachardy was introduced to Christopher Isherwood in 1953. He moved into Isherwood's home in Santa Monica, where they lived together as partners until Isherwood's death in 1986. During his career as a portrait artist, Bachardy has done portraits of many well-known figures and celebrities. He has also drawn many of the members of the literary circle of Isherwood and W.H. Auden.

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Don Bachardy; Christopher William Bradshaw Isherwood

by Chris O'Dell
archival digital print, 1976
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Don Bachardy

by Basil Cedric Langton
resin print, 1991
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Don Bachardy

by Basil Cedric Langton
resin print, 1991
NPG x76673

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Don Bachardy

by Basil Cedric Langton
resin print, 1991
NPG x76674