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Sir Matthew Smith, by Sir Matthew Smith - NPG 4190

Sir Matthew Smith

by Sir Matthew Smith
oil on canvas, 1932
NPG 4190

James Joyce, by Jacques-Emile Blanche - NPG 3883

James Joyce

by Jacques-Emile Blanche
oil on canvas, 1935
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3883

Chateau Cande, France, by Cecil Beaton - NPG P262

Chateau Cande, France

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1936
NPG P262

Wallis at the Window, by Cecil Beaton - NPG P263

Wallis at the Window

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 2 June 1937
NPG P263

James Joyce, by Gisèle Freund - NPG P435

James Joyce

by Gisèle Freund
colour print, 1939
NPG P435

Leonora Carrington, by Lee Miller - NPG P1075

Leonora Carrington

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1939
NPG P1075

Girl in Bed, by Lucian Freud - NPG L258

Girl in Bed

by Lucian Freud
oil on canvas, 1952
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L258

Somerset Maugham, by Irving Penn - NPG P594

Somerset Maugham

by Irving Penn
platinum palladium print, 1962
NPG P594

Rudolf Nureyev, by Derry Moore, 12th Earl of Drogheda - NPG P531

Rudolf Nureyev

by Derry Moore, 12th Earl of Drogheda
colour print, 1985
NPG P531

Sir Dirk Bogarde, by David Tindle - NPG 5891

Sir Dirk Bogarde

by David Tindle
egg tempera on canvas, 1986
NPG 5891

Sir Harrison Birtwistle, by Adam Birtwistle - NPG 6256

Sir Harrison Birtwistle

by Adam Birtwistle
gouache and tempera, 1992
NPG 6256