by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1953
9 7/8 in. x 7 1/2 in. (250 mm x 192 mm)
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Artistback to top
- Ida Kar (1908-1974), Photographer. Artist associated with 1487 portraits, Sitter associated with 137 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Kar took this publicity portrait shortly before Syms's stage debut in George Bernard Shaw's The Apple Cart (1954) and achieved the intense lighting by using two PhotoFlood lights with reflectors.
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Ida Kar: Bohemian Photographer (10 March 2011 - 19 June 2011)