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Eileen Agar

4 of 4 portraits of Eileen Agar

Eileen Agar

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1937
10 1/4 in. x 10 in. (261 mm x 254 mm)
Purchased, 2004
Primary Collection
NPG P1073

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  • Eileen Agar (1899-1991), Painter. Sitter in 4 portraits, Artist of 2 portraits.

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  • Lee Miller (1907-1977), Photographer. Artist of 17 portraits, Sitter in 13 portraits.

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For this portrait, Miller photographed Agar's shadow on one of the columns of the Brighton Pavilion, during a brief visit to England to see Penrose, whom she had recently met for the first time in Paris.