3 of 120 portraits of John Gielgud
by Carl Van Vechten
vintage print, 1936
10 in. x 7 1/8 in. (253 mm x 180 mm)
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- Carl Van Vechten (1880-1964), Critic, novelist and photographer. Artist of 13 portraits.
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Van Vechten had set up as a portrait photographer only three years before photographing Gielgud in New York; previously he had been a crime reporter, music critic and writer of novels.
Exhibitions and displays
- Curators' Choice: Photographs from the Terence Pepper Gift
Until 24 January 2016