Sir Frederick Ashton; Lord David Cecil

1 portrait of Sir Frederick Ashton

Sir Frederick Ashton; Lord David Cecil, by Cecil Beaton, 1950s-1960s - NPG D17949(20) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Frederick Ashton; Lord David Cecil

by Cecil Beaton
pencil, 1950s-1960s
10 in. x 14 3/8 in. (253 mm x 366 mm)
Accepted in lieu of tax by H.M. Government and allocated to the Gallery, 1991
Reference Collection
NPG D17949(20)

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  • Sir Frederick Ashton (1904-1988), Founder-choreographer and Director of the Royal Ballet. Sitter in 29 portraits.
  • Lord David Cecil (1902-1986), Scholar, teacher and writer. Sitter in 74 portraits.

Artistback to top

  • Cecil Beaton (1904-1980), Photographer, designer and writer. Artist associated with 1087 portraits, Sitter associated with 350 portraits.

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