Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen (1878-1931), Painter
Sitter in 27 portraits
Artist associated with 29 portraits
Irish-born artist; highly successful and fashionable portrait painter; a War Artist from 1917, painted scenes from the Western Front and in 1919 portraits of political and military leaders in Paris for the Versailles Peace Conference, including two large groups, A Peace Conference at the Quai d'Orsay and The Signing of the Peace in the Hall of Mirrors (Imperial War Museum).
All paintings by this artist on the BBC Your Paintings website
Artists and artisans
British War Artists