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Sir John Lavery (1856-1941), Painter

Sitter in 15 portraits
Artist associated with 16 portraits
Born in Belfast and brought up on a farm in Northern Ireland, Lavery was apprenticed to a painter-photographer in Glasgow and attended the Glasgow School of Art. He was exhibiting as an independent artist by 1879. He became a society portrait painter and official court painter.

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2018

James Fitzmaurice-Kelly

by Sir John Lavery
oil on canvas, 1898
NPG 2018

5526

Charles Gore

by Sir John Lavery
oil on canvas, 1905
NPG 5526

6363

Maggie Teyte

by Sir John Lavery
oil on canvas, 1907
NPG 6363

1745

The Royal Family at Buckingham Palace, 1913

by Sir John Lavery
oil on canvas, 1913
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1745

5821

Irene Vanbrugh

by Sir John Lavery
oil on canvas, 1916
NPG 5821

5581

David Richard Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty

by Sir John Lavery
oil on canvas, 1917
On display in Room 30 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5581

6471

Edward Knoblock

by Sir John Lavery
oil on canvasboard, circa 1930
NPG 6471

2959

Ramsay MacDonald

by Sir John Lavery
oil on canvas, 1931
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2959

D32710

Edward Carson, 1st Baron Carson

after Sir John Lavery
aquatint, published 1917
NPG D32710

D32711

Edward Carson, 1st Baron Carson

after Sir John Lavery
aquatint, published 1917
NPG D32711

D39663

John Edward Redmond

after Sir John Lavery
photogravure, (1901)
NPG D39663