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Solomon Joseph Solomon (1860-1927), Painter; pioneer of camouflage techniques

Sitter in 9 portraits
Artist associated with 12 portraits
Solomon studied at several art schools: Heatherley's Art School, the Royal Academy schools, the Munich Academy, and Ecole des Beaux-Arts. He exhibited his first works in 1881 at the Royal Academy, the New Gallery, and the Society of British Artists. In 1886, he became one of the founding members of the New English Art Club. In 1896, he became an associate of the Royal Academy, with full membership following in 1906, one of the few Jewish painters to do so. He joined, and became president of, the Royal Society of British Artists in 1919.

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4492

Jerome Klapka Jerome

by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on panel, circa 1889
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4492

3053

Ludwig Mond

by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on canvas, circa 1909
NPG 3053

2529

Raphael Meldola

by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on canvas
NPG 2529

3890

Ramsay MacDonald

by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on canvas, 1911
NPG 3890

4697

William Hawker Hughes

by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on canvas, circa 1914
NPG 4697

5423

King George V

by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on panel, 1914
NPG 5423

5424

Queen Mary

by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on panel, 1914
NPG 5424

D33657

Queen Victoria

after Solomon Joseph Solomon
relief halftone, published 1901
NPG D33657

D37312

Joseph Haim Levy

after Solomon Joseph Solomon
photograph, 1901
NPG D37312