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Anita Brookner

(1928-2016), Novelist and art historian

Sitter in 5 portraits
Art historian and novelist. An authority on 18th-century painting, she was the first woman Slade Professor at Cambridge from 1967 until 1968 and a Reader at the Courtauld Institute of Art from 1977 until 1988. Author of Watteau (1968) and Jacques-Louis David (1981). She later turned to fiction writing; her novels include the Booker prize-winning Hotel du Lac (1984), Brief Lives (1990) and The Bay of Angels: a Novel (2001).

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Anita Brookner, by Lucy Anne Dickens - NPG P948(4)

Anita Brookner

by Lucy Anne Dickens
C-type colour print, February 2001
NPG P948(4)

Anita Brookner, by Trevor Leighton - NPG x35364

Anita Brookner

by Trevor Leighton
semi-matte plastic print, 19 January 1982
NPG x35364

Anita Brookner, by Chris Garnham - NPG x25218

Anita Brookner

by Chris Garnham
bromide print, 1984
NPG x25218

Anita Brookner, by Mark Gerson - NPG x88195

Anita Brookner

by Mark Gerson
modern bromide print, February 1985
NPG x88195

Anita Brookner, by Max Whitaker - NPG x131787

Anita Brookner

by Max Whitaker
cibachrome print, 1989
NPG x131787

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