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Antony Beauchamp

(1918-1957), Photographer; second husband of Sarah Churchill

Sitter in 6 portraits
Artist associated with 7 portraits
Antony Roger's first celebrity sitter was Vivien Leigh also at the beginning of her career. Changing his name to Antony Beauchamp, he opened his first London photographic studio in 1939. His mother also established herself as a society photographer named Vivienne. Following the Second World War Beauchamp re-established his studio and became renowned for photographing actresses including a young Audrey Hepburn. In 1949 Beauchamp married the actress Sarah Churchill, daughter of Sir Winston Churchill, and moved to Los Angeles. His autobiography Focus on Fame (1958) was published posthumously following his suicide in 1957.

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Audrey Hepburn, by Antony Beauchamp - NPG P2077

Audrey Hepburn

by Antony Beauchamp
gelatin silver print, 1955
NPG P2077

Vivien Leigh, by Antony Beauchamp - NPG x137985

Vivien Leigh

by Antony Beauchamp
postcard print, 1947
NPG x137985

Vivien Leigh, by Antony Beauchamp - NPG x137968

Vivien Leigh

by Antony Beauchamp
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 24 December 1947
NPG x137968

Dolores Gray, by Antony Beauchamp - NPG x136491

Dolores Gray

by Antony Beauchamp
vintage bromide print, 1950
NPG x136491

Marilyn Monroe, by Antony Beauchamp - NPG x126696

Marilyn Monroe

by Antony Beauchamp
glossy bromide print, 1951
NPG x126696

Valerie Hobson; John Profumo, possibly by Antony Beauchamp - NPG x135691

Valerie Hobson; John Profumo

possibly by Antony Beauchamp
cream-toned vintage bromide print, circa 1956
NPG x135691

Anita Ekberg as Hélène Kuragina in 'War and Peace', by Antony Beauchamp - NPG x126697

Anita Ekberg as Hélène Kuragina in 'War and Peace'

by Antony Beauchamp
glossy bromide print, 1956
NPG x126697

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