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Roald Dahl (1916-1990), Writer

Sitter in 6 portraits
Roald Dahl is best-known as the author of enduringly popular children's books, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1967), The Witches (1983) and Matilda (1988). He also wrote screenplays and adult fiction.

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Roald Dahl

by Sir Matthew Arnold Bracy Smith
oil on canvas, circa 1944
NPG L255


Roald Dahl; Patricia Neal

by John Benton-Harris
bromide print, July 1976
NPG P789


Roald Dahl

by Dmitri Kasterine
modern bromide print from original negative, 2009 (1976)
NPG P1325


Patricia Neal; Roald Dahl

by Carl Van Vechten
bromide press print, 20 April 1954
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x194361


Roald Dahl

by Stephen Hyde
resin print, September 1982
NPG x24939


Roald Dahl

by Jan Baldwin
cibachrome print, 1989
NPG x125022