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Tessa Traeger

(1938-), Photographer

Artist of 50 portraits
Tessa Traeger is one of the outstanding still life photographers of her generation, and since 1978 has exhibited regularly in Paris, London, Hamburg and New York. She is especially known for her photographs taken on large format cameras, many of which were published during her long association with British Vogue. Following a commission from the National Portrait Gallery to photograph important British horticulturalists for its collection, in 2001 Traeger and her husband the designer Patrick Kinmonth photographed over fifty sitters working in the field, including gardeners, garden history writers, plant finders, garden designers and artists who are shaping new attitudes to plants and gardens.

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Christopher David Brickell, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(5)

Christopher David Brickell

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(5)

James Compton, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(9)

James Compton

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(9)

Ian Hamilton Finlay, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(11)

Ian Hamilton Finlay

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(11)

Bob Flowerdew, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(13)

Bob Flowerdew

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(13)

Andy Goldsworthy, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(15)

Andy Goldsworthy

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(15)

Charles Alexander Jencks, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(18)

Charles Alexander Jencks

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(18)

Arabella, Lady Lennox-Boyd, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(26)

Arabella, Lady Lennox-Boyd

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(26)

Christopher Lloyd; Fergus Garrett, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(27)

Christopher Lloyd; Fergus Garrett

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(27)

Sir Ghillean Tolmie Prance, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(34)

Sir Ghillean Tolmie Prance

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, June 2001
NPG P1026(34)

Dame Miriam Louisa Rothschild, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(37)

Dame Miriam Louisa Rothschild

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(37)

Graham Stuart Thomas, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(45)

Graham Stuart Thomas

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, June 2001
NPG P1026(45)

John Brookes, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(6)

John Brookes

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(6)

David Gerald Hessayon, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(16)

David Gerald Hessayon

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(16)

Carol Klein, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(20)

Carol Klein

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(20)

Roy Lancaster, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(22)

Roy Lancaster

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(22)

Robin Lane Fox, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(23)

Robin Lane Fox

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(23)

Gilly Drummond, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(10)

Gilly Drummond

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(10)

Tony Lord, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(28)

Tony Lord

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(28)

Brian Mathew, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(30)

Brian Mathew

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(30)

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