Category Archives: Photographs

El Pais Chronicles Brideshead TV Generation

A feature article in the Spanish language newspaper El Pais chronicles the generation of party goers inspired by the 1981¬†Granada¬†TV adaptation of Brideshead Revisited: In his first scene, Sebastian appears vomiting through¬†an open window.¬†Margaret Thatcher had been living in Downing … Continue reading

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Portrait with Bowler Hat and Cigar

A blogger has posted on The Tweed Pig a well known 1930s photo of Evelyn Waugh and explained its progeny. The¬†photo was selected from the collection of the National Portrait Gallery as a gift: I went for the photograph …¬†of … Continue reading

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Waugh Quoted in Review of Tate Exhibit

The London Magazine’s review of the Tate Britain exhibit “Painting with Light” opens with a quote from Evelyn Waugh: There is a scene in Evelyn Waugh‚Äôs Brideshead Revisited in which the odious Boy Mulcaster interrogates Charles Ryder, painter and protagonist, … Continue reading

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Waugh at Chatsworth

The Yorkshire Post has a story about an exhibit at Chatsworth House of Cecil Beaton’s photographs. The photos themselves are mostly from Southebys but the subjects of these photos are visitors to Chatsworth.¬†One of the photos is of Evelyn Waugh. … Continue reading

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Cecil Beaton 1955 “Entr√©e interdite” Evelyn Waugh portrait for sale

BEETLES+HUXLEY (who seemingly favor all-caps for everything) has for sale a print of Cecil Beaton’s celebrated 1955 photographic portrait of Evelyn Waugh standing behind a gate to¬†which is affixed a sign that states, “ENTREE INTERDITE AUX PROMENEURS.” B+H describe the … Continue reading

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