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J.S. Lewinski

(1921-2008), Photographer

Jorge ('J.S.') Lewinski

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist of 104 portraits
Born in Poland in 1921, Lewinski arrived in Britain in 1942 to serve with the RAF. Whilst studying economics in London, Lewinski took up photography as an amateur. In 1962 he started photographing leading British artists and by 1995 he had documented over 300. Highlights of this archive, now held at Chatsworth, were published in Portrait of the Artist (Royal Academy, 2005). Until 1982 Lewinski taught at the London College of Printing. His work was first acquired and exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in 1972 and has subsequently been exhibited internationally.

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Virginia Wade, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1067

Virginia Wade

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, June 1962
NPG P1067

Ida Kar, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1050

Ida Kar

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, July 1965
NPG P1050

Anne Sharpley, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1061

Anne Sharpley

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, June 1965
NPG P1061

Katharine Whitehorn, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1068

Katharine Whitehorn

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, May 1965
NPG P1068

Clare Hollingworth, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1048

Clare Hollingworth

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, February 1966
NPG P1048

Elizabeth Jane Howard, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1049

Elizabeth Jane Howard

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, October 1966
NPG P1049

Richard Lester, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1051

Richard Lester

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, July 1966
NPG P1051

Dame Mary Quant, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1056

Dame Mary Quant

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, June 1966
NPG P1056

Diana Rigg, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1057

Diana Rigg

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, September 1966
NPG P1057

Vidal Sassoon, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1058

Vidal Sassoon

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, June 1966
NPG P1058

Erica Brausen, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1043

Erica Brausen

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, March 1968
NPG P1043

Brigid Antonia Brophy, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1045

Brigid Antonia Brophy

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, March 1968
NPG P1045

George Melly, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1054

George Melly

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, October 1968
NPG P1054

Hildegard Therese Himmelweit, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1047

Hildegard Therese Himmelweit

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, September 1969
NPG P1047

Rita Tushingham, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1066

Rita Tushingham

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, September 1969
NPG P1066

Lindsay Anderson, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1042

Lindsay Anderson

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, April 1970
NPG P1042

Lillian Board, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1044

Lillian Board

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, April 1970
NPG P1044

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