Vivien Leigh

1 portrait on display in Room 33 at the National Portrait Gallery

Vivien Leigh, by Paul Tanqueray, 1942 - NPG x19993 - © estate of Paul Tanqueray

© estate of Paul Tanqueray

Vivien Leigh

by Paul Tanqueray
vintage bromide print, 1942
9 3/4 in. x 7 7/8 in. (248 mm x 200 mm)
Purchased, 1975
Photographs Collection
NPG x19993


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  • Vivien Leigh (1913-1967), Actress. Sitter associated with 132 portraits.

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  • Paul Tanqueray (1905-1991), Photographer. Artist of 168 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.

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This wartime portrait was taken during a joint visit to Tanqueray's studio by the Oliviers and shows Leigh wearing part of Olivier's uniform.

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