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Eric Swayne

(1932-2007), Photographer

Artist of 6 portraits
Swayne began his photographic career in his late twenties, encouraged by his friendships with David Bailey and Brian Duffy. He later starred opposite Chrissie Shrimpton in Bailey's film G.G. Passion (1966) after Mick Jagger withdrew from the role.

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Chrissie Shrimpton; Mick Jagger, by Eric Swayne - NPG x135473

Chrissie Shrimpton; Mick Jagger

by Eric Swayne
selenium-toned silver print, 1963
NPG x135473

Jacqueline Bisset, by Eric Swayne - NPG x135474

Jacqueline Bisset

by Eric Swayne
selenium-toned silver print, 1963
NPG x135474

Pattie Boyd, by Eric Swayne - NPG x135476

Pattie Boyd

by Eric Swayne
selenium-toned silver print, 1963
NPG x135476

Jane Birkin, by Eric Swayne - NPG x135472

Jane Birkin

by Eric Swayne
selenium-toned silver print, 1965
NPG x135472

Grace Coddington, by Eric Swayne - NPG x135471

Grace Coddington

by Eric Swayne
selenium-toned silver print, 1966
NPG x135471

Pattie Boyd, by Eric Swayne - NPG x135475

Pattie Boyd

by Eric Swayne
selenium-toned silver print, 1967
NPG x135475


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John Boyle

16 October 2022, 09:38

The wonderful man was my mate and wedding photographer .


19 April 2019, 22:59

Penny would love it if u could contact me. I remember you and would love to talk to you!


21 February 2016, 12:24

This man had a heart, I met Eric at the age of 13 . At 16 1998 we made a friendship that would last a lifetime. He was like a farther /friend to me. He did not just leave a box of photos for his kids , he left a folder in his dark room with my name on the side . a catalogue of photographs he had taken over the years using me as his private model . He documented my life when I was invisible to the rest of the world .

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