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Sir Gerald Kelly (1879-1972), Painter and President of the Royal Academy

Sitter in 10 portraits
Artist associated with 27 portraits
Sir Gerald Kelly was a portrait and landscape painter. Born in London, he was educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, after which he studied and continued to live for some years in Paris. He exhibited at the Salon d'Automne, Paris (Sociétaire 1904) and at the Royal Academy from 1909. Kelly was a founder-member of the Modern Portrait Painters Society, started in 1907, and of the National Portrait Society in 1910.

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5346

Sir Gerald Kelly

by Sir Oswald Birley
oil on canvas, 1920
NPG 5346

4529(186)

Sir Gerald Kelly

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1940s or 1950s?
NPG 4529(186)

4529(187)

Sir Gerald Kelly

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1940s or 1950s?
NPG 4529(187)

4529(188)

Sir Gerald Kelly

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1940s or 1950s?
NPG 4529(188)

x187847

Sir Gerald Kelly

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, 12 April 1946
NPG x187847

x35227

Sir Gerald Kelly

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print, 1952
NPG x35227

x35229

Sir Gerald Kelly

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print, 1952
NPG x35229

x35590

Sir Gerald Kelly

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print, 1952
NPG x35590

x187848

Sir Gerald Kelly

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, 12 April 1946
NPG x187848

x35228

Sir Gerald Kelly

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print, 1952
NPG x35228