HILL, GEOFFREY (b. 1932)
PORTRAIT BY CHRISTOPHER BARKER (b. 1943), photograph, silver print, head and shoulders, facing into the camera, signed by the photographer on the verso, framed and glazed, size of image 16 ½ x 12 inches (42 x 31cm), overall size 22 ½ x 18 ½ inches (57 x 47 cm), 1986 (printed later)
This fine photograph was taken for and used in Christopher Barker's Portraits of Poets, 1986. No example of it is in the National Portrait Gallery. It was shot at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Hill is now Oxford Professor of Poetry.
PROVENANCE: Christopher Barker.