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Samuel Beckett

4 of 40 portraits of Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett

by Jane Bown
bromide print, 1976
13 1/8 in. x 19 1/2 in. (335 mm x 493 mm)
Given by Jane Bown and The Observer, 1981 in conjunction with the exhibition 'The Gentle Eye: Photographs by Jane Bown of The Observer'
Primary Collection
NPG P373

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  • Jane Bown (1925-2014), Photographer. Artist associated with 72 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.

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This was one of three frames Jane Bown took of the famously camera-shy playwright whilst he was directing Billie Whitelaw in Happy Days at The Royal Court. This is considered one of Bown's most iconic photographs.

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