Sir Stephen Harold Spender

1 portrait

Sir Stephen Harold Spender

by Bill Brandt
bromide print, 1941
10 1/8 in. x 8 in. (257 mm x 203 mm)
Purchased, 1982
Primary Collection
NPG P196


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  • Bill Brandt (1904-1983), Photographer. Artist of 120 portraits, Sitter in 32 portraits.

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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.

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  • NPG P41: Christopher Isherwood (appears within the portrait)

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