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(Frederick) Louis MacNeice (1907-1963), Poet

Sitter in 13 portraits
Born in Belfast, he lectured in Classics at Birmingham University and Bedford College, London. He was associated in the 1930s with the poets Auden and Spender. In 1941 he joined the BBC as a scriptwriter. His published works include Autumn Journal (1939), Collected Poems 1925-48 (1949), Solstices (1961), and his autobiography The Strings are False (1966).

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6628

(Frederick) Louis MacNeice

by Nancy Culliford Sharp
oil on canvas, circa 1936
NPG 6628

P1676

(Frederick) Louis MacNeice

by Rollie McKenna
bromide print, 1954
NPG P1676

x1623

(Frederick) Louis MacNeice

by Howard Coster
nitrate negative, 1942
NPG x1623

x1624

(Frederick) Louis MacNeice

by Howard Coster
nitrate negative, 1942
NPG x1624

x22811

(Frederick) Louis MacNeice

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1942
NPG x22811

x90497

(Frederick) Louis MacNeice

by Elliott & Fry
vintage print, 1945
NPG x90497

x20461

(Frederick) Louis MacNeice

by Mark Gerson
bromide print, 23 June 1960
NPG x20461

x2005

(Frederick) Louis MacNeice

by Howard Coster
bromide print
NPG x2005

x22444

(Frederick) Louis MacNeice

by Bill Brandt
bromide print on card mount, 1941
NPG x22444

x1622

(Frederick) Louis MacNeice

by Howard Coster
nitrate negative, 1942
NPG x1622

x1625

(Frederick) Louis MacNeice

by Howard Coster
nitrate negative, 1942
NPG x1625

x82179

(Frederick) Louis MacNeice

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, 1945
NPG x82179