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Solomon Joseph Solomon

(1860-1927), Painter; pioneer of camouflage techniques

Sitter in 10 portraits
Artist associated with 12 portraits
Solomon studied at several art schools: Heatherley's Art School, the Royal Academy schools, the Munich Academy, and Ecole des Beaux-Arts. He exhibited his first works in 1881 at the Royal Academy, the New Gallery, and the Society of British Artists. In 1886, he became one of the founding members of the New English Art Club. In 1896, he became an associate of the Royal Academy, with full membership following in 1906, one of the few Jewish painters to do so. He joined, and became president of, the Royal Society of British Artists in 1919.

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Jerome Klapka Jerome, by Solomon Joseph Solomon - NPG 4492

Jerome Klapka Jerome

by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on panel, circa 1889
NPG 4492

Ludwig Mond, by Solomon Joseph Solomon - NPG 3053

Ludwig Mond

by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on canvas, circa 1909
NPG 3053

Raphael Meldola, by Solomon Joseph Solomon - NPG 2529

Raphael Meldola

by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on canvas
NPG 2529

Ramsay MacDonald, by Solomon Joseph Solomon - NPG 3890

Ramsay MacDonald

by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on canvas, 1911
NPG 3890

William Hawker Hughes, by Solomon Joseph Solomon - NPG 4697

William Hawker Hughes

by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on canvas, circa 1914
NPG 4697

King George V, by Solomon Joseph Solomon - NPG 5423

King George V

by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on panel, 1914
NPG 5423

Queen Mary, by Solomon Joseph Solomon - NPG 5424

Queen Mary

by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on panel, 1914
NPG 5424

Queen Victoria, after Solomon Joseph Solomon - NPG D33657

Queen Victoria

after Solomon Joseph Solomon
relief halftone, published 1901
NPG D33657

Joseph Haim Levy, after Solomon Joseph Solomon - NPG D37312

Joseph Haim Levy

after Solomon Joseph Solomon
photograph, 1901
NPG D37312

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