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Graham Sutherland (1903-1980), Painter

Graham Vivian Sutherland

Sitter in 61 portraits
Artist associated with 23 portraits
One of a generation of students who, influenced by Samuel Palmer, revived the art of etching with a romantic vision of the English landscape. The Pembrokeshire coast became a lifelong source of inspiration and he developed a personal response bordering on the abstract. He contributed to the International Surrealist Exhibition in London, and became an Official War Artist. The Christian image of the Cross became a recurring theme and was commissioned in 1952 to design the Christ in Glory in the Tetramorph for Coventry Cathedral. His portrait of Churchill, to mark the Prime Minister's 80th birthday caused a sensation at its unveiling in 1954, and was subsequently destroyed by the sitter's wife.

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Graham Sutherland

by Jorge ('J.S.') Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1966-1967
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Graham Sutherland

by Gilbert Adams
cibachrome print, 1976
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Graham Sutherland

by Gilbert Adams
cibachrome print, 1976
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Graham Sutherland

by Gilbert Adams
bromide print, 1976
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Graham Sutherland

by Unknown photographer
glossy bromide print, 23 June 1977
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Graham Sutherland

by Paul Joyce
cibachrome print, August 1977
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x8002

Graham Sutherland

by Unknown photographer
glossy bromide print, 23 June 1977
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Graham Sutherland

by Paul Joyce
bromide print on card mount, August 1977
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Graham Sutherland

by Roger George Clark
bromide print, 10 August 1978
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Graham Sutherland

by Roger George Clark
bromide print, 10 August 1978
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Graham Vivian Sutherland

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1943
NPG P1086

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Graham Vivian Sutherland

by Irving Penn
gelatin silver print, 1950
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Graham Sutherland; Lee Miller

by William MacQuitty
bromide fibre print, 1943
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Graham Sutherland

by Bill Brandt
bromide print, 1945
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Kathleen Frances ('Katharine') Sutherland (née Barry); Graham Sutherland

by Ida Kar
modern bromide print from an original negative, 1954
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x125767

Graham Sutherland

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 28 August 1962
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Graham Sutherland

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 28 August 1962
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Graham Sutherland

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 28 August 1962
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Graham Sutherland

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 28 August 1962
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Graham Sutherland

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 28 August 1962
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