by Bill Brandt
bromide print, 1941
10 1/8 in. x 8 in. (257 mm x 203 mm)
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Sitterback to top
- Sir Stephen Harold Spender (1909-1995), Poet and critic. Sitter associated with 53 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Bill Brandt (1904-1983), Photographer. Artist of 120 portraits, Sitter in 34 portraits.
This portraitback to top
This portrait shows Spender in the London office of the literary magazine Horizon, which he co-edited from 1939. It was originally published in Lilliput magazine in the article, 'Young Poets of Democracy'. A photograph of Christopher Isherwood in Berlin taken by Humphrey Spender can be seen in the background.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 580