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Georges Braque

(1882-1963), Painter

Sitter in 9 portraits
One of the most important artistic revolutionaries of the twentieth century, Braque grew up in Le Havre, France. After attending the city's École Supérieure d'Art, he moved to Paris to continue his training, studying at the Academy Humbert. From 1909, his friendship and partnership with Pablo Picasso lead to the joint creation of Cubism, an artistic collaboration that lasted until 1914. He was made a Commander of the Legion of Honour in 1951.

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Georges Braque, by Ida Kar - NPG x132416

Georges Braque

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1960
NPG x132416

Georges Braque, by Ida Kar - NPG x31656

Georges Braque

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1960
NPG x31656

Georges Braque, by Ida Kar - NPG x132964

Georges Braque

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1960
NPG x132964

Georges Braque, by Ida Kar - NPG x133344

Georges Braque

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1960
NPG x133344

Georges Braque, by Ida Kar - NPG x133345

Georges Braque

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1960
NPG x133345

Georges Braque, by Ida Kar - NPG x134707

Georges Braque

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1960
NPG x134707

Georges Braque, by Ida Kar - NPG x134337

Georges Braque

by Ida Kar
vintage contact sheet, 1961
NPG x134337

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Georges Braque

by Bill Brandt
bromide print on card mount, 1955
NPG x22410

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Georges Braque

by Ida Kar
modern bromide print from original negative, 1960
NPG x135084

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