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William Orpen (1878-1931), Painter, Royal Acadamian

Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen

Sitter in 28 portraits
Artist associated with 29 portraits
A highly successful portrait painter; Irish-born William Orpen was a War Artist from 1917, painting scenes from the Western Front. In 1919 Orpen began making portraits of political and military leaders in Paris for the Versailles Peace Conference, including two large groups, A Peace Conference at the Quai d'Orsay and The Signing of the Peace in the Hall of Mirrors (Imperial War Museum).

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5267

William Orpen

by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
pencil, circa 1898
NPG 5267

4252

Augustus John

by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
oil on canvas, exhibited 1900
On display in Room 29 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4252

2565

George Moore

by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
pencil
NPG 2565

5596

George Charles Beresford

by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
oil on canvas, 1903
NPG 5596

6345

Group associated with the New English Art Club

by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
pencil, black chalk (or charcoal), pen, ink and watercolour, circa 1904
NPG 6345

2791

Augustine Birrell

by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
chalk, 1909
NPG 2791

2638

William Orpen

by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
pencil and wash, 1910
NPG 2638

5982

William Orpen

by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
oil on canvas, circa 1910
NPG 5982

L250

Winston Churchill

by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
oil on canvas, 1916
On display at Imperial War Museum, London
NPG L250

4188

Ganga Singh, Maharaja of Bikaner

by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
oil on canvas, 1919
NPG 4188

4185

Edward George Villiers Stanley, 17th Earl of Derby

by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
oil on canvas, 1919
NPG 4185

4651

Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart

by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
oil on canvas, 1919
On display in Room 30 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4651

4179

Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst

by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
oil on canvas, 1919
NPG 4179

2639

William Ferguson Massey

by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
oil on canvas, 1919
NPG 2639

4180

Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading

by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
oil on canvas, 1919
NPG 4180

4649

Charles Sackville-West, 4th Baron Sackville

by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
oil on canvas, 1919
NPG 4649

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