Portrait photograph of John Gielgud. John Gielgud, Carl Van Vechten.

Portrait photograph of John Gielgud.

New York: 3 December, 1936.

Variant of the portrait from the same session as published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Half-length portrait of the actor in jacket and tie, holding a drink. 1 vols. 35 x 27.7 cm. (approximately 14 x 11 inches). Docketed in pencil on verso, giving the name of the sitter, the date of the session, and a reference to negative and print ("IX - K - 14") Item #219144

At the time, Gielgud's was making his American stage debut as "Hamlet" -- the role which made his fame.

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