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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 Dmitri Kasterine - NPG P1325

Roald Dahl

by Dmitri Kasterine
modern bromide print from original negative, 2009, based on a work of 1976
NPG P1325

Roald Dahl, by Stephen Hyde - NPG x24939

Roald Dahl

by Stephen Hyde
resin print, September 1982
NPG x24939

Roald Dahl, by Jan Baldwin - NPG x125022

Roald Dahl

by Jan Baldwin
cibachrome print, 1989
NPG x125022

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Roald Dahl

by Sir Matthew Smith
oil on canvas, circa 1944
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L255

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Roald Dahl; Patricia Neal

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

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Patricia Neal; Roald Dahl

by Carl Van Vechten
bromide press print, 20 April 1954
NPG x194361

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