2 of 24 portraits of Rex Whistler
by Cecil Beaton
vintage bromide print, 1927
5 3/8 in. x 9 3/8 in. (138 mm x 240 mm)
Accepted in lieu of tax by H.M. Government and allocated to the Gallery, 1991
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Sitterback to top
- Reginald John ('Rex') Whistler (1905-1944), Painter and designer. Sitter in 24 portraits, Artist of 6 portraits.
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- Cecil Beaton (1904-1980), Photographer, designer and writer. Artist associated with 1078 portraits, Sitter associated with 349 portraits.
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- Pepper, Terence, Beaton Portraits, 2004 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 5 February to 31 May 2004), p. 24
- Lunchtime Lecture: 'Something of me’ – Portraits of Cecil Beaton
20 November, 13:15