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bromide print on white card mount, 1964
9 1/2 in. x 9 3/8 in. (242 mm x 238 mm)
Given by Cecil Beaton, 1968
- Leonard Rosoman (1913-2012), Painter. Sitter in 7 portraits, Artist of 4 portraits.
- Cecil Beaton (1904-1980), Photographer, designer and writer. Artist associated with 1087 portraits, Sitter associated with 353 portraits.
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