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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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Twiggy, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1186

Twiggy

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 1 July 1978
NPG P1186

Dame Gwyneth Jones, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1193

Dame Gwyneth Jones

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, October 1978
NPG P1193

Dame Moura Lympany, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1199

Dame Moura Lympany

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, October 1978
NPG P1199

Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1217

Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 25 April 1978
NPG P1217

Laurence Olivier, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1226

Laurence Olivier

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 15 June 1978
NPG P1226

Laurence Olivier, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1227

Laurence Olivier

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 15 June 1978
NPG P1227

Laurence Olivier, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1228

Laurence Olivier

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 15 June 1978
NPG P1228

David Anthony Llewellyn Owen, Baron Owen, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1230

David Anthony Llewellyn Owen, Baron Owen

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 28 June 1978
NPG P1230

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (née Sarup Kumari Nehru), by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1231

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (née Sarup Kumari Nehru)

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 27 March 1978
NPG P1231

Sir John Harold Plumb, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1236

Sir John Harold Plumb

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 9 May 1978
NPG P1236

J.B. Priestley, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1239

J.B. Priestley

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 8 June 1978
NPG P1239

Sir Ralph Richardson, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1243

Sir Ralph Richardson

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 27 June 1978
NPG P1243

Eric Roll, 1st Baron Roll of Ipsden, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1246

Eric Roll, 1st Baron Roll of Ipsden

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 29 March 1978
NPG P1246

Sir Roy Strong, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1258

Sir Roy Strong

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 6 June 1978
NPG P1258

Solly Zuckerman, Baron Zuckerman, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1271

Solly Zuckerman, Baron Zuckerman

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 7 June 1978
NPG P1271

Laurence Olivier, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1229

Laurence Olivier

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 15 June 1978
NPG P1229

Sir John Harold Plumb, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1237

Sir John Harold Plumb

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 9 May 1978
NPG P1237

(Israel) Maurice Edelman, by Bern Schwartz - NPG x3825

(Israel) Maurice Edelman

by Bern Schwartz
colour print on card mount, 1970s
NPG x3825

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