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Doris Zinkeisen

(1897-1991), Painter, stage-set and costume designer, writer and equestrian champion

Doris Clare Zinkeisen

Sitter in 19 portraits
Artist of 2 portraits
Painter and stage designer; with her sister Anna, Doris Zinkeisen was a familiar figure on the artistic scene from the 1920s. Best known for society portraits, horse paintings and murals of regency scenes, she was also an official war artist for the St John Ambulance Brigade, and her drawings of Belsen are held in the Imperial War Museum.

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Doris Zinkeisen, by Madame Yevonde - NPG P1838

Doris Zinkeisen

by Madame Yevonde
Vivex colour print, January 1936
NPG P1838

Doris Zinkeisen, by Madame Yevonde - NPG x29818

Doris Zinkeisen

by Madame Yevonde
bromide print on velvet card mount, 1936
NPG x29818

Doris Zinkeisen working on the panels for the Grill Room of the Queen Mary, by Harold Tomlin, for  Daily Herald - NPG x135105

Doris Zinkeisen working on the panels for the Grill Room of the Queen Mary

by Harold Tomlin, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 8 January 1936
NPG x135105

Doris Zinkeisen, by Howard Coster - NPG x24299

Doris Zinkeisen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x24299

Doris Zinkeisen, by Howard Coster - NPG x24300

Doris Zinkeisen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x24300

Doris Zinkeisen, by Howard Coster - NPG x24301

Doris Zinkeisen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x24301

Sir Ralph Richardson; Doris Zinkeisen, by Unknown photographer - NPG x138013

Sir Ralph Richardson; Doris Zinkeisen

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 1946
NPG x138013

Sir Charles Blake Cochran; Doris Zinkeisen; Honoria Plesch, by Keystone Press Agency Ltd - NPG x184324

Sir Charles Blake Cochran; Doris Zinkeisen; Honoria Plesch

by Keystone Press Agency Ltd
bromide press print, 2 April 1946
NPG x184324

Doris Zinkeisen, by Madame Yevonde - NPG x131755

Doris Zinkeisen

by Madame Yevonde
black and white reprint, circa 1955
NPG x131755

Doris Zinkeisen, by Lucinda Douglas-Menzies - NPG x35166

Doris Zinkeisen

by Lucinda Douglas-Menzies
bromide fibre print, 1990
NPG x35166

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Doris Zinkeisen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x81723

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Doris Zinkeisen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x81724

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Doris Zinkeisen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x81725

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Doris Zinkeisen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x81726

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Doris Zinkeisen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x81727

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Doris Zinkeisen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x81728

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Doris Zinkeisen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x81729

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Doris Zinkeisen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x81730

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