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William Orpen (1878-1931), Painter, Royal Acadamian

Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen

Sitter in 28 portraits
Artist associated with 29 portraits
A highly successful portrait painter; Irish-born William Orpen was a War Artist from 1917, painting scenes from the Western Front. In 1919 Orpen began making 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).

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William Orpen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1927
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William Orpen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1927
NPG x13655

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William Orpen

by Alexander ('Alick') Penrose Forbes Ritchie
colour relief halftone cigarette card, 1926
NPG D2683

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William Orpen

by George Charles Beresford
dry-plate glass negative, 1902
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William Orpen

by George Charles Beresford
dry-plate glass negative, 1902
NPG x6555

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William Orpen

by George Charles Beresford
dry-plate glass negative, 1902
NPG x6556

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William Orpen

by George Charles Beresford
platinum print, 1903
NPG x12620

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William Orpen

by James Russell & Sons
vintage print, 1910s
NPG x194154

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