Somerset Maugham

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Somerset Maugham, by Ida Kar, 1958 - NPG x132976 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Somerset Maugham

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1958
Purchased, 1999
Photographs Collection
NPG x132976

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  • Ida Kar (1908-1974), Photographer. Artist associated with 1508 portraits, Sitter in 137 portraits.

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Kar photographed Maugham at the Dorchester hotel on a visit to London from his home on the French Riviera. His essays on Goethe, Chekhov, Henry James and Katherine Mansfield were published in Points of View in the year this photograph was taken.