by Arnold Newman
colour dye transfer print, 1978
11 5/8 in. x 17 1/2 in. (296 mm x 445 mm)
Given by The Sunday Times, 1980
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Sitterback to top
- George Harrison (1943-2001), Musician; member of The Beatles. Sitter in 48 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Arnold Newman (1918-2006), Photographer. Artist of 62 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
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George Harrison was born in Liverpool in 1943 and during the Sixties was lead guitar with The Beatles. Since the break-up of the band he has concentrated on a mainly solo career of composition and recording. This photograph was taken at Harrison's Victorian mansion in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, where he has his recording studio.
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- Perry, George, The Great British: Photographs by Arnold Newman, 1979 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 30 November 1979 - 11 May 1980), p. 85