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Henri Cartier-Bresson

(1908-2004), Photographer

Artist of 13 portraits
Photographer from 1931, world's leading photojournalist; master of the 'Decisive Moment'; co-founder of Magnum photographer's agency (1947).

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Cyril Connolly, by Henri Cartier-Bresson - NPG P722

Cyril Connolly

by Henri Cartier-Bresson
bromide print, 1939
NPG P722

Somerset Maugham, by Henri Cartier-Bresson - NPG P727

Somerset Maugham

by Henri Cartier-Bresson
bromide print, 1951
NPG P727

Nancy Cunard, by Henri Cartier-Bresson - NPG P723

Nancy Cunard

by Henri Cartier-Bresson
bromide print, 1956
NPG P723

Hugh Cudlipp, Baron Cudlipp, by Henri Cartier-Bresson - NPG P432

Hugh Cudlipp, Baron Cudlipp

by Henri Cartier-Bresson
bromide print, 1961
NPG P432

Ted Dexter, by Henri Cartier-Bresson - NPG P433

Ted Dexter

by Henri Cartier-Bresson
bromide print, 1961
NPG P433

Tony Hancock, by Henri Cartier-Bresson - NPG P725

Tony Hancock

by Henri Cartier-Bresson
bromide print, 1962
NPG P725

Samuel Beckett, by Henri Cartier-Bresson - NPG P721

Samuel Beckett

by Henri Cartier-Bresson
bromide print, 1964
NPG P721

Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, by Henri Cartier-Bresson - NPG P728

Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Henri Cartier-Bresson
bromide print, 1967
NPG P728

Ted Hughes, by Henri Cartier-Bresson - NPG P726

Ted Hughes

by Henri Cartier-Bresson
bromide print, 1971
NPG P726

Lucian Freud, by Henri Cartier-Bresson - NPG P724

Lucian Freud

by Henri Cartier-Bresson
bromide print, 1997
NPG P724




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