Only Connect - Harriet Cohen <> George Shaw

How are these sitters connected?


Harriet Cohen, by Clara Klinghoffer, 1925 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Harriet Cohen
by Clara Klinghoffer
1925
NPG 5736

George Bernard Shaw, by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge, circa 1925 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

George Bernard Shaw
by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge
circa 1925
NPG 4228

The connection
George Bernard Shaw, a keen amateur pianist, managed to convince Harriet Cohen to play duets with him, on at least one occasion.

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NPG 4975(8) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Harriet Cohen <> Frederick Delius

NPG 5693 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Harriet Cohen <> Rebecca West


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