by Peter Everard Smith
bromide fibre print, 19 May 1987
11 1/2 in. x 8 7/8 in. (292 mm x 228 mm)
Given by Lewis Morley, 1992
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Sitterback to top
- Angus McBean (1904-1990), Photographer. Sitter in 79 portraits, Artist of 266 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Peter Everard Smith (1943-), Photographer. Artist of 8 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
This portraitback to top
McBean is photographed holding the mask he made for Ivor Novello in The Happy Hypocrite. The photographer Pete Smith was commissioned to take this photograph by Arts East magazine and this was the second occasion on which he met Angus McBean. From 1969 to 1972 Smith worked from McBean's former studio in Endell Street, with his fashion designer wife, Mog.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Pepper, Terence, Angus McBean Portraits, 2006 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 5 July to 22 October 2006), p. 1
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- Curators' Choice: Photographs from the Terence Pepper Gift
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