by Ida Kar
quarter-plate film negative, 1954
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- John Egerton Christmas Piper (1903-1992), Artist and writer. Sitter in 58 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait.
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- Ida Kar (1908-1974), Photographer. Artist associated with 1486 portraits, Sitter associated with 137 portraits.
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Kar photographed Piper at Fawley Bottom Farmhouse, Oxfordshire where he lived from 1935. He is shown with a stage design and his painting Stone Gate, Portland (1950), a coastal view that Piper depicted more frequently than any other landscape.