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J.S. Lewinski

(1921-2008), Photographer

Jorge ('J.S.') Lewinski

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist of 104 portraits
Born in Poland in 1921, Lewinski arrived in Britain in 1942 to serve with the RAF. Whilst studying economics in London, Lewinski took up photography as an amateur. In 1962 he started photographing leading British artists and by 1995 he had documented over 300. Highlights of this archive, now held at Chatsworth, were published in Portrait of the Artist (Royal Academy, 2005). Until 1982 Lewinski taught at the London College of Printing. His work was first acquired and exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in 1972 and has subsequently been exhibited internationally.

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Virginia Wade, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1067

Virginia Wade

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, June 1962
NPG P1067

Elizabeth Millicent ('Sally') Chilver, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1046

Elizabeth Millicent ('Sally') Chilver

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, August 1965
NPG P1046

Ida Kar, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1050

Ida Kar

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, July 1965
NPG P1050

Anne Eleanor Scott-James (Lady Lancaster), by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1060

Anne Eleanor Scott-James (Lady Lancaster)

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, May 1965
NPG P1060

Anne Sharpley, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1061

Anne Sharpley

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, June 1965
NPG P1061

(Katherine) Lilian Somerville (née Tillard), by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1063

(Katherine) Lilian Somerville (née Tillard)

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, July 1965
NPG P1063

Katharine Elizabeth Whitehorn, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1068

Katharine Elizabeth Whitehorn

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, May 1965
NPG P1068

Clare Hollingworth, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1048

Clare Hollingworth

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, February 1966
NPG P1048

Elizabeth Jane Howard, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1049

Elizabeth Jane Howard

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, October 1966
NPG P1049

Richard Lester, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1051

Richard Lester

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, July 1966
NPG P1051

Dame Mary Quant, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1056

Dame Mary Quant

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, June 1966
NPG P1056

Diana Rigg, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1057

Diana Rigg

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, September 1966
NPG P1057

Vidal Sassoon, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1058

Vidal Sassoon

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, June 1966
NPG P1058

Erica Brausen, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1043

Erica Brausen

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, March 1968
NPG P1043

Brigid Antonia Brophy, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1045

Brigid Antonia Brophy

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, March 1968
NPG P1045

George Melly, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1054

George Melly

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, October 1968
NPG P1054

Hildegard Therese Himmelweit, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1047

Hildegard Therese Himmelweit

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, September 1969
NPG P1047

Rita Tushingham, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1066

Rita Tushingham

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, September 1969
NPG P1066

Lindsay Anderson, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1042

Lindsay Anderson

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, April 1970
NPG P1042

Lillian Board, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1044

Lillian Board

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, April 1970
NPG P1044

Geraldine McEwan, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1053

Geraldine McEwan

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, June 1970
NPG P1053

Ken Loach, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1052

Ken Loach

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, May 1972
NPG P1052

Alison Smithson; Peter Smithson, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1062

Alison Smithson; Peter Smithson

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, July 1972
NPG P1062

Sir Basil Urwin Spence, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1064

Sir Basil Urwin Spence

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, September 1972
NPG P1064

Myfanwy Piper (née Evans), by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1055

Myfanwy Piper (née Evans)

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, February 1973
NPG P1055

Sir Michael Kemp Tippett, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1065

Sir Michael Kemp Tippett

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, June 1977
NPG P1065

Ronnie Scott, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1059

Ronnie Scott

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, April 1981
NPG P1059

John Randall Bratby, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13710

John Randall Bratby

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1963
NPG x13710

Sir William Menzies Coldstream, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13713

Sir William Menzies Coldstream

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1963
NPG x13713

Ivon Hitchens, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13725

Ivon Hitchens

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1963-1964
NPG x13725

F.E. McWilliam, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13736

F.E. McWilliam

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1963
NPG x13736

John Piper, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13740

John Piper

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1963
NPG x13740

Ceri Richards, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13744

Ceri Richards

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1963-1964
NPG x13744

Bridget Riley, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13745

Bridget Riley

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, 1964
NPG x13745

(William) Kenneth Armitage, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13701

(William) Kenneth Armitage

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1964
NPG x13701

Michael Ayrton, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13705

Michael Ayrton

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1964
NPG x13705

Lynn Chadwick, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13712

Lynn Chadwick

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1964
NPG x13712

Richard Hamilton, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13717

Richard Hamilton

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1964
NPG x13717

Josef Herman, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13722

Josef Herman

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1964
NPG x13722

Patrick Heron, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13723

Patrick Heron

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1964
NPG x13723

Henry Moore, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13737

Henry Moore

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1964
NPG x13737

Victor Pasmore, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13739

Victor Pasmore

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1964
NPG x13739

Elizabeth Millicent ('Sally') Chilver, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x128708

Elizabeth Millicent ('Sally') Chilver

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print from original 2 1/4 inch square film negative, August 1965
NPG x128708

Anne Eleanor Scott-James (Lady Lancaster), by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x128710

Anne Eleanor Scott-James (Lady Lancaster)

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print from original 2 1/4 inch square film negative, May 1965
NPG x128710

Katharine Elizabeth Whitehorn, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x128711

Katharine Elizabeth Whitehorn

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print from original 2 1/4 inch square film negative, May 1965
NPG x128711

Katharine Elizabeth Whitehorn, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x128712

Katharine Elizabeth Whitehorn

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print from original 2 1/4 inch square film negative, May 1965
NPG x128712

Frank Auerbach, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13704

Frank Auerbach

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1965
NPG x13704

Reg Butler, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13711

Reg Butler

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1965
NPG x13711

Dame Jane Beverly Drew, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13714

Dame Jane Beverly Drew

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, July 1965
NPG x13714

Elisabeth Frink, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13715

Elisabeth Frink

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, November 1965
NPG x13715

L.S. Lowry, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13734

L.S. Lowry

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1965
NPG x13734

Ida Kar, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x135937

Ida Kar

by J.S. Lewinski
2 1/4 inch square film negative, July 1965
NPG x135937

Ida Kar, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x135938

Ida Kar

by J.S. Lewinski
2 1/4 inch square film negative, July 1965
NPG x135938

Diana Rigg, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x128709

Diana Rigg

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print from original 2 1/4 inch square film negative, September 1966
NPG x128709

Pamela Hansford Johnson (Lady Snow), by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13728

Pamela Hansford Johnson (Lady Snow)

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, November 1966
NPG x13728

Stevie Smith, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13748

Stevie Smith

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, July 1966
NPG x13748

Graham Sutherland, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13749

Graham Sutherland

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1966-1967
NPG x13749

Kingsley Amis, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13700

Kingsley Amis

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1967
NPG x13700

Clement Attlee, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13703

Clement Attlee

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, circa 1967
NPG x13703

Sir Adrian Boult, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG x13709

Sir Adrian Boult

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1967
NPG x13709

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