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Milein Cosman (1921-), Artist

Artist of 5 portraits
Brought up in Düsseldorf, Milein Cosman moved to London in 1939 and studied drawing and printmaking at the Slade. After the War she began freelance drawing for newspapers and magazines, specialising in figures from the world of music and dance. She was also a prolific book illustrator and made a series of school programmes on drawing for ITV in the late 1950s.

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Hans Keller

by Milein Cosman
etching, 1971
NPG 6600


Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Bt

by Milein Cosman
etching, late 1950s
NPG D31568


John Andrew Howard Ogdon

by Milein Cosman
pen and ink, 1960s
NPG D18548


Imogen Clare Holst

by Milein Cosman
etching, 1981
NPG D18547