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Elias Canetti

(1905-1994), Writer

Sitter in 2 portraits
Bulgarian-born writer; studied Chemistry in Vienna before emigrating to England in 1938; wrote essays, plays, autobiography and a study of crowds, but made his name with the novel, Die Blendung (1935) published in English as Auto-da-Fé (1946); he won the Nobel Prize for Literature (1981).

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Elias Canetti, by Milein Cosman - NPG 7089

Elias Canetti

by Milein Cosman
ink, circa 1959
NPG 7089

Elias Canetti, by Marie-Louise von Motesiczky - NPG 6190

Elias Canetti

by Marie-Louise von Motesiczky
oil on canvas, 1992
NPG 6190

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