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Paul Nash

(1889-1946), Artist

Sitter in 32 portraits
Artist of 1 portrait
Painter and watercolourist. Nash's style was greatly influenced by serving with the Artists' Rifles during the First World War, and his name is particularly associated with war paintings such as We are Making a New World and The Menin Road. During the 1930s his abiding concern with landscape was modified by an interest in Surrealism, and he exhibited both found objects and paintings with Surrealist groups in 1936, 1937 and 1938.

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Paul Nash, by Rupert Lee - NPG 4134

Paul Nash

by Rupert Lee
pen and pencil, 1913
NPG 4134

Paul Nash, by Helen Muspratt - NPG P568

Paul Nash

by Helen Muspratt
bromide print, 1932
NPG P568

Paul Nash, by Helen Muspratt - NPG P569

Paul Nash

by Helen Muspratt
bromide print, 1932
NPG P569

Paul Nash, by Helen Muspratt - NPG P570

Paul Nash

by Helen Muspratt
bromide print, 1932
NPG P570

Paul Nash, by Helen Muspratt - NPG P571

Paul Nash

by Helen Muspratt
bromide print, circa 1932
NPG P571

Paul Nash, by Helen Muspratt - NPG P572

Paul Nash

by Helen Muspratt
modern resin-coated print, circa 1932
NPG P572

Paul Nash, by Helen Muspratt - NPG P573

Paul Nash

by Helen Muspratt
bromide print, circa 1932
NPG P573

Paul Nash, by Unknown photographer - NPG x4091

Paul Nash

by Unknown photographer
vintage copy print, 1910s
NPG x4091

Paul Nash, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x19064

Paul Nash

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 29 April 1918
NPG x19064

Paul Nash, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x19065

Paul Nash

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 29 April 1918
NPG x19065

Paul Nash, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x19066

Paul Nash

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 29 April 1918
NPG x19066

Paul Nash, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x4084

Paul Nash

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 29 April 1918
NPG x4084

Paul Nash, by Unknown photographer - NPG x127187

Paul Nash

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1918
NPG x127187

Paul Nash, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x18813

Paul Nash

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 30 August 1922
NPG x18813

Paul Nash, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x18949

Paul Nash

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 30 October 1922
NPG x18949

Paul Nash, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x18950

Paul Nash

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 30 October 1922
NPG x18950

Paul Nash, by Unknown photographer - NPG x4089

Paul Nash

by Unknown photographer
vintage copy print, 1930-1932
NPG x4089

Paul Nash, by Lancelot de Giberne ('Lance') Sieveking - NPG x4090

Paul Nash

by Lancelot de Giberne ('Lance') Sieveking
vintage copy print, 1930s
NPG x4090

Paul Nash's hand, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG x38794

Paul Nash's hand

by Ramsey & Muspratt
vintage copy print, circa 1932
NPG x38794

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