Harold Acton(1904-1994), Author
Sir Harold Mario Mitchell Acton
Sitter in 5 portraits
Author and aesthete, Harold Acton was a notable figure at Oxford in the 1920s and went on to teach at the National University in Peking. After the War, La Pietra, his family home in Florence, became a magnet both for connoisseurs and the intellectual ex-patriate community.