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Philip Alexius de László

(1869-1937), Portrait painter

Sitter in 7 portraits
Artist associated with 19 portraits
Born in Hungary, de László studied in Budapest, Paris and Munich before receiving his first significant commission from the Bulgarian royal family in 1894. In 1900 he married Lucy Madeline Guinness and in 1907 settled in London, embarking on a successful and prolific career painting royalty and members of the aristocracy. His success led to his being known as the 'Who's Who Painter'. He was naturalized as a British subject in 1914.

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