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A.S. Byatt reflects on the experience of having her portrait painted


Filed under: Fiction

A.S. Byatt in conversation with Philip Hensher

A.S. Byatt talks to fellow novelist Philip Hensher about the experience of having her portrait created, and reflects on the tradition of painting not from life but from interior imagining.

 

Recorded at the National Portrait Gallery on Thursday 11 October 2012.


Related RSL Fellows

A.S. Byatt (Dame Antonia Byatt) 1983
Philip Hensher 1998