Cecil Beaton

1 portrait

Cecil Beaton

by Christian Berard
oil on canvas, 1937
28 3/4 in. x 39 3/8 in. (730 mm x 1000 mm)
Bequeathed by Sir Cecil Beaton, 1980
Primary Collection
NPG 5307


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  • Cecil Beaton (1904-1980), Photographer, designer and writer. Sitter associated with 345 portraits, Artist associated with 1064 portraits.

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  • Christian Berard (1902-1949), Artist. Artist of 1 portrait, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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Beaton is seen here in a startlingly modern portrait by the French theatre and film designer, with a further mysterious figure as a compositional device.