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Lord David Cecil

(1902-1986), Scholar, teacher and writer

Sitter in 74 portraits
Scholar and biographer; A Fellow and Lecturer in Modern History at Wadham College in the 1920s, Cecil left academic life in 1930 to devote himself to writing biography and criticism. He returned and was Professor of English Literature at New College, Oxford University (1948-69); His works include a study of William Cowper, The Stricken Deer (1929), Jane Austen (1935) and two volumes on Lord Melbourne (1939, 1954).

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Lord David Cecil, by Bernard Lee ('Bern') Schwartz - NPG P1150

Lord David Cecil

by Bernard Lee ('Bern') Schwartz
dye transfer print, 23 March 1977
NPG P1150

Lord David Cecil, by Emma Sergeant - NPG 5503

Lord David Cecil

by Emma Sergeant
oil on panel, 1982
NPG 5503

Lord David Cecil, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax141279

Lord David Cecil

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1922
On display at Imperial War Museum, London
NPG Ax141279

Lord David Cecil, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax141282

Lord David Cecil

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1922
On display at Imperial War Museum, London
NPG Ax141282

'Parasols', by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax141281

'Parasols'

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1922
On display at Imperial War Museum, London
NPG Ax141281

Henry Major Tomlinson; Lord David Cecil, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax141301

Henry Major Tomlinson; Lord David Cecil

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1922
On display at Imperial War Museum, London
NPG Ax141301

Sir Desmond MacCarthy; Lord David Cecil, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax141338

Sir Desmond MacCarthy; Lord David Cecil

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1922
On display at Imperial War Museum, London
NPG Ax141338

Siegfried Loraine Sassoon; Lord David Cecil, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax141375

Siegfried Loraine Sassoon; Lord David Cecil

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1922
On display at Imperial War Museum, London
NPG Ax141375

Virginia Woolf; Lord David Cecil, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax141310

Virginia Woolf; Lord David Cecil

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, June 1923
On display at Imperial War Museum, London
NPG Ax141310

Lord David Cecil, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax141397

Lord David Cecil

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1923
On display at Imperial War Museum, London
NPG Ax141397

'Sunday Afternoon', by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax141427

'Sunday Afternoon'

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1923
On display at Imperial War Museum, London
NPG Ax141427

'Sunday Afternoon', by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax141428

'Sunday Afternoon'

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1923
On display at Imperial War Museum, London
NPG Ax141428

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