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Tai-Shan Schierenberg (1962-), Painter

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist of 4 portraits
Painter of portraits, figures and landscape; studied at St Martin's and the Slade Schools of Art (1981-7) and has subsequently had one-man shows at Flowers East in Hackney. In 1989 he won first prize in the National Portrait Gallery's John Player Portrait Award and as part of the prize was commissioned to paint the portrait of playwright John Mortimer for the Gallery's collection. The National Portrait Gallery also holds his portraits of Lord Carrington (1994), Lord Sainsbury (2002) and most recently Seamus Heaney (2004).

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John Mortimer

by Tai-Shan Schierenberg
oil on canvas, 1992
NPG 6160


Seamus Heaney

by Tai-Shan Schierenberg
oil on canvas, 2004
NPG 6703