Nina Hamnett

1 portrait of Nina Hamnett

Nina Hamnett, by Daniel Farson, 1952 - NPG P288 - © Michael Parkin / National Portrait Gallery, London

© Michael Parkin / National Portrait Gallery, London

Nina Hamnett

by Daniel Farson
bromide print, 1952
6 7/8 in. x 6 3/4 in. (175 mm x 174 mm)
Purchased, 1985
Primary Collection
NPG P288


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  • Nina Hamnett (1890-1956), Painter. Sitter in 1 portrait, Artist of 2 portraits.

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  • Daniel Farson (1927-1997), Photographer and writer. Artist of 47 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

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Farson photographed Hamnett in her sixties, a regular at the Caves de France, Soho, with her dog Peter Mons Berlemont. Now calling herself 'the last of the Bohemians' Farson described her: 'Nina was still game but I could sense that her tide was ebbing. In earlier years she had filled the hours until they overflowed and now she was having to settle the debt.'

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