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Mayotte Magnus

(1934-), Photographer; wife of Jorge ('J.S.') Lewinski

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist of 82 portraits
French born wife of Jorge Lewinski. She took up photography in 1970, winning a major Ilford photographic prize in 1972. Magnus became a fellow of the Royal Photographic Society in 1973. She had a one-woman show at F.N.A.C., Paris in 1974. The National Portrait Gallery held an exhibition of her photographs of eminent British women in 1977 entitled Women and Magnus had work included in Women's Images of Men in 1981 at the ICA, London. She has collaborated with her husband Jorge Lewinski in a series of photographically illustrated books.

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Dame Margaret Kate Weston, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x18643

Dame Margaret Kate Weston

by Mayotte Magnus
bromide print, July 1977
NPG x18643

Katharine Pleydell-Bouverie, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x18633

Katharine Pleydell-Bouverie

by Mayotte Magnus
bromide print, September 1977
NPG x18633

Stella Richman, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x18638

Stella Richman

by Mayotte Magnus
bromide print, June 1977
NPG x18638

Penny Slinger, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x18655

Penny Slinger

by Mayotte Magnus
colour print on card mount, May 1977
NPG x18655

Una Margaret Patricia Kroll; Linda Mary Evans, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x18620

Una Margaret Patricia Kroll; Linda Mary Evans

by Mayotte Magnus
bromide print, April 1977
NPG x18620

Eldred Ann Oliver Evans, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x18613

Eldred Ann Oliver Evans

by Mayotte Magnus
bromide print, June 1977
NPG x18613

Megan Patricia Bull (Lady Bull), by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x18646

Megan Patricia Bull (Lady Bull)

by Mayotte Magnus
bromide print, September 1977
NPG x18646

Glenda Jackson, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x18618

Glenda Jackson

by Mayotte Magnus
bromide print, May 1977
NPG x18618

Grace Wyndham Goldie, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x18645

Grace Wyndham Goldie

by Mayotte Magnus
bromide print, May 1977
NPG x18645

Joan Bakewell, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x138809

Joan Bakewell

by Mayotte Magnus
modern bromide print from original negative, 1978
NPG x138809

Verity Bargate, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x138811

Verity Bargate

by Mayotte Magnus
modern bromide print from original negative, 1978
NPG x138811

Nadine Gordimer, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x138816

Nadine Gordimer

by Mayotte Magnus
modern bromide print from original negative, 1978
NPG x138816

Liliane Lijn, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x138822

Liliane Lijn

by Mayotte Magnus
modern bromide print from original negative, 1978
NPG x138822

Bridget Riley, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x138829

Bridget Riley

by Mayotte Magnus
modern bromide print from original negative, 1978
NPG x138829

Joan Bakewell, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x200872

Joan Bakewell

by Mayotte Magnus
gelatin silver print, 1978
NPG x200872

Dame Beryl Bainbridge, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x138808

Dame Beryl Bainbridge

by Mayotte Magnus
modern bromide print from original negative, 1981
NPG x138808

Frank Delaney, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x138813

Frank Delaney

by Mayotte Magnus
modern bromide print from original negative, 1981
NPG x138813

Glenys Barton, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x138810

Glenys Barton

by Mayotte Magnus
modern bromide print from original negative, 1989
NPG x138810

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Elisabeth Lutyens

by Mayotte Magnus
bromide print, August 1976
NPG x20169

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