Only Connect - Harriet Cohen <> Rebecca West

How are these sitters connected?


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

Harriet Cohen
by Clara Klinghoffer
1925
NPG 5736

The connection
Rebecca West wrote a novel, Harriet Hume, about the romance between the pianist Harriet Cohen and composer Arnold Bax.

Find out more about Cohen connections with co-curator Peter Sheppard Skaerved

Explore other Cohen connections

NPG 4228 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Harriet Cohen <> George Shaw

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

Harriet Cohen <> Frederick Delius


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