Sir Frank (Athelstane) Swettenham
by Navana Vandyk, after John Singer Sargent Click on the links below to find out more
half-plate film negative, 11 May 1949 (1904)
Given by Bassano & Vandyk Studios, 1974
- Navana Vandyk (active 1948-1953). Artist associated with 1405 portraits.
- John Singer Sargent (1856-1925), Portrait and landscape painter and muralist. Artist associated with 72 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.
- NPG 4837: Sir Frank (Athelstane) Swettenham (source portrait)
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