17 of 116 portraits of Benjamin Britten
by Frank Arthur Swaine
bromide print, circa 1930
6 1/4in. x 4in. (160 mm x 100 mm)
Given by The Britten Estate, 1981
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Sitterback to top
- (Edward) Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten (1913-1976), Composer. Sitter associated with 116 portraits, Artist of 5 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Frank Arthur Swaine (died 1952), Photographer. Artist associated with 32 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Dedicated to his piano teacher Ethel Astle with the inscription 'To Miss Ethel Everlasting gratefully Benjamin Britten'.
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Benjamin Britten: A Life in Pictures (5 November 2013 - 30 June 2014)
See this portrait
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery