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Bern Schwartz

(1914-1978), Photographer

Bernard Lee ('Bern') Schwartz

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist of 143 portraits
Bern Schwartz (1914-1978), an American businessman, took up photography in the early 1970s as a second career. In just a few years, he made memorable studies of many well-known personalities of the time including artists, politicians and royalty. Schwartz, assisted by his wife, Ronny, often captured his subjects in surroundings reflecting their life, work and personality.

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Sir Isaiah Berlin, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1142

Sir Isaiah Berlin

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 6 July 1977
NPG P1142

Tony Benn, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1141

Tony Benn

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 30 June 1977
NPG P1141

Janet Baker, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1140

Janet Baker

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 25 April 1977
NPG P1140

Sir Frederick Ashton, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1138

Sir Frederick Ashton

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 15 April 1977
NPG P1138

Dame Peggy Ashcroft, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1137

Dame Peggy Ashcroft

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 27 May 1977
NPG P1137

Fleur Cowles Meyer, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1156

Fleur Cowles Meyer

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 30 November 1977
NPG P1156

John Curry, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1158

John Curry

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 28 June 1977
NPG P1158

Sir Colin Rex Davis, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1160

Sir Colin Rex Davis

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 10 June 1977
NPG P1160

Ninette de Valois, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1162

Ninette de Valois

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 26 April 1977
NPG P1162

Sir Anthony Dowell, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1163

Sir Anthony Dowell

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 15 June 1977
NPG P1163

Sir Geraint Llewellyn Evans, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1166

Sir Geraint Llewellyn Evans

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 11 May 1977
NPG P1166

Margot Fonteyn, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1167

Margot Fonteyn

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 3 May 1977
NPG P1167

Charles Forte, Baron Forte, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1168

Charles Forte, Baron Forte

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 31 March 1977
NPG P1168

Clare Mary Francis, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1170

Clare Mary Francis

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 1 July 1977
NPG P1170

Elisabeth Frink, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1171

Elisabeth Frink

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 11 June 1977
NPG P1171

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