Sir Roy Strong: An Elizabethan Reverie

1 portrait of Sir Roy Strong

Sir Roy Strong: An Elizabethan Reverie, by John Swannell, 2010 - NPG x134403 - © John Swannell / Camera Press

© John Swannell / Camera Press

Sir Roy Strong: An Elizabethan Reverie

by John Swannell
archival digital print, 2010
19 5/8 in. x 13 in. (499 mm x 330 mm) image size
Given by John Swannell, 2010
Photographs Collection
NPG x134403


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  • Sir Roy Strong (1935-), Art historian and museums director; former Director of the National Portrait Gallery. Sitter associated with 21 portraits.

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  • John Swannell (1946-), Photographer. Artist of 128 portraits, Sitter associated with 2 portraits.

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The costume and pose of this specially-commissioned portrait, reflects Strong's renowned research on the Elizabethan age. Strong's many publications include The Cult of Elizabeth (1999), Gloriana (2003) and Coronation: A History of Kingship and the British Monarchy (2005).

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