Cecil Beaton

1 portrait on display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery

Cecil Beaton, by Francis Goodman, 1933 - NPG x68801 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Cecil Beaton

by Francis Goodman
film copy negative, 1933
Bequeathed by the estate of Francis Goodman, 1989
Photographs Collection
NPG x68801


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  • Cecil Beaton (1904-1980), Photographer, designer and writer. Sitter associated with 350 portraits, Artist associated with 1087 portraits.

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  • Francis Goodman (1913-1989), Photographer. Artist of 1247 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.

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Published in the annual, Modern Photography (1934–5). Early in his career, Goodman printed photographs for Beaton and this portrait reveals Beaton's influence through the decorative painted backdrop by the artist John Banting. Beaton sat for Goodman again in 1945 in his home at 8 Pelham Place, London.

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