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Madonna (1958-), Singer and actress

Madonna (Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone)

Sitter in 5 portraits
Madonna Louise Ciccone's rapid rise to fame in Britain began with Holiday (Jan 1984) and her first album Like a Virgin. Six further albums, three world tours and four movies, a flair for reinvention and groundbreaking innovation had, by the end of the eighties, established Madonna as an ultimate role model and the undisputed 'Queen of Pop'. The first woman singer to register 50 Top 10 hits. Since marrying British film director Guy Ritchie, Madonna has acquired properties in Britain including Ashcombe in Wiltshire, once the home of Cecil Beaton. In 2003 published her first children's book The English Roses.

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P1018

Madonna

by Mario Testino
C-type colour print, 1995
NPG P1018

P1019

Madonna

by Mario Testino
C-type colour print, 1998
NPG P1019

x125285

Madonna

by Eric Watson
selenium-toned bromide print, 1984
NPG x125285

x125306

Madonna

by Eric Watson
selenium-toned bromide print, 1984
NPG x125306

x134043

Mick Jagger; Madonna; Tony Curtis

by Dafydd Jones
C-type colour print, 1997
NPG x134043