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Rory Lewis

(1982-), Photographer

Artist of 7 portraits
Rory Lewis is a British photographer known for his celebrity portrait photography. Lewis' inspirations include the works of Hans Holbein the younger, Caravaggio, and the German Expressionist movement of the 1920s. His portfolio includes sittings with Sir Patrick Stewart, Sir Ian McKellen, Rufus Sewell, Natalie Dormer, and many more. Lewis works between London and Los Angeles.

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David Warner, by Rory Lewis - NPG x138151

David Warner

by Rory Lewis
glossy C-type colour print, 2013
NPG x138151

Rufus Sewell, by Rory Lewis - NPG x200073

Rufus Sewell

by Rory Lewis
C-type colour print, 26 October 2017
NPG x200073

Deborah Penny, by Rory Lewis - NPG x200074

Deborah Penny

by Rory Lewis
C-type colour print, 19 October 2017
NPG x200074

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

William ('Bill') Speakman (later Speakman-Pitt)

by Rory Lewis
archival inkjet print, 2016
NPG x199712

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Rambahadur Limbu

by Rory Lewis
archival inkjet print, 2016
NPG x199713

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Peter Allen Norton

by Rory Lewis
archival inkjet print, 2016
NPG x199714

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Margaret Purves (née Vaughan)

by Rory Lewis
archival inkjet print, 2016
NPG x199715


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Rory Lewis

05 February 2016, 11:51

Rory Lewis specialist in Portrait Photography, based in London and working throughout the UK, and Los Angeles, CA USA.

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