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Gelatin silver print by John Swannell. Number: 5/50. Dimensions including passepartout: H61 x W51cm. Dimensions photo: H38 x W30cm. The work is signed and stamped on the back by the artist. The authenticity of the work offered is fully guaranteed. A certificate of authenticity can be emailed upon request. Shipping: Our shipping days are Tuesday and Thursday. Swannell was born in London in 1946. After leaving school at the age of 16, Swannell first worked as an assistant at Vogue Studios and then assisted David Bailey for four years before founding his own studio. He spent the next ten years traveling and working for magazines such as Vogue, Harpers & Queen, The Sunday Times and Tatler. During this time he developed his very distinctive, individual style in both fashion and beauty photography. Swannell provided the cover photo for the 1973 album The Man in the Bowler Hat and the album Mr. Mick from 1976 of the British rock group Stackridge, and has many other photo credits to his name. He is known for his royal portrait photos. Other portrait commissions included the 2004 Christmas card for Tony and Cherie Blair; Richard Attenborough, Michael Caine, Christopher Nolan, Elkie Brooks, Bryan Ferry, Norman Foster, Bob Hoskins, Glenda Jackson, Tom Jones, Ken Livingstone, Joanna Lumley. In 2019 Clarendon Fine Art organized a major retrospective of his work. Royal Photographer During his career, Swannell has photographed all the leading members of the British Royal Family except Princess Margaret.