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Bruce Chatwin

(1940-1989), Writer

Sitter in 2 portraits
British author; began career as a porter at Sotheby's, rising to a directorship 1965-66; a full-time writer from 1975, he completed only six books including In Pantagonia (1977), On Black Hill (1982), Songlines (1987) and Utz (1988) before his early death. Chatwin also worked for the Sunday Times Magazine covering art and architecture.

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Bruce Chatwin, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P804

Bruce Chatwin

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 28 July 1982
NPG P804

Bruce Chatwin, by Sally Soames - NPG P638

Bruce Chatwin

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1987
NPG P638

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