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Clarence Sinclair Bull (1896-1979)

Artist of 13 portraits
Chief stills and portrait photographer at MGM 1924-1959; famed for being Garbo's principal portrait photographer. First major retrospective at NPG: The Man who Shot Garbo (1989).

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Greta Garbo

by Clarence Sinclair Bull
vintage bromide print, 1930s
NPG x40991

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Leslie Howard

by Clarence Sinclair Bull
print, 1931
NPG x35331

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Greta Garbo as The Sphinx

by Clarence Sinclair Bull
bromide print, March 1931
NPG x127272

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(Elsie) Evelyn Laye

by Clarence Sinclair Bull
bromide print, 1934
NPG x34531

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Charles Laughton

by Clarence Sinclair Bull
bromide print, 1935
NPG x35332

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Clark Gable as Rhett Butler and Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara in 'Gone with the Wind'

by Clarence Sinclair Bull
modern bromide print, 1939
On display in Room 33 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x35326

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Greta Garbo

by Clarence Sinclair Bull
vintage bromide print, 1939
NPG x40998

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Cary Grant

by Clarence Sinclair Bull
bromide print, 9 August 1940
NPG x35330

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Harry James

by Clarence Sinclair Bull
bromide print, 7 October 1943
NPG x35325

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Ava Gardner

by Clarence Sinclair Bull
bromide print, circa 1947
NPG x35327

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Elsa Lanchester

by Clarence Sinclair Bull
print, 1934
NPG x35329

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Elsa Lanchester

by Clarence Sinclair Bull
vintage print, 1940s
NPG x194121