William Chappell as Elihu in 'Job'

1 portrait

William Chappell as Elihu in 'Job', by Gordon Anthony, 1937 - NPG x44787 - © reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

© reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

William Chappell as Elihu in 'Job'

by Gordon Anthony
bromide print, 1937
15 1/4 in. x 12 in. (386 mm x 305 mm)
Purchased, 1988
Photographs Collection
NPG x44787


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  • William Chappell (1908-1994), Dancer, designer and director. Sitter in 2 portraits.

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  • Gordon Anthony (1902-1989), Photographer. Artist of 111 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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Chappell is shown here as Elihu in de Valois's ballet Job, which was revived for the Vic-Wells Ballet in 1937. Subtitled 'A Masque for Dancing', the piece was devised by Geoffrey Keynes, with music by Vaughan Williams and designs by Gwendolen Raverat.

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