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Graham Sutherland (1903-1980), Painter

Graham Vivian Sutherland

Sitter in 61 portraits
Artist associated with 23 portraits
One of a generation of students who, influenced by Samuel Palmer, revived the art of etching with a romantic vision of the English landscape. The Pembrokeshire coast became a lifelong source of inspiration and he developed a personal response bordering on the abstract. He contributed to the International Surrealist Exhibition in London, and became an Official War Artist. The Christian image of the Cross became a recurring theme and was commissioned in 1952 to design the Christ in Glory in the Tetramorph for Coventry Cathedral. His portrait of Churchill, to mark the Prime Minister's 80th birthday caused a sensation at its unveiling in 1954, and was subsequently destroyed by the sitter's wife.

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5337

Graham Vivian Sutherland

by Graham Vivian Sutherland
sketchbook, watercolour and pencil, 82 pages, circa 1945-1946
NPG 5337

4529(356)

Graham Vivian Sutherland

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1949
NPG 4529(356)

4529(354)

Graham Vivian Sutherland

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1949
NPG 4529(354)

4529(355)

Graham Vivian Sutherland

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1949
NPG 4529(355)

4529(357)

Graham Vivian Sutherland

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1949
NPG 4529(357)

5702

Graham Vivian Sutherland

by Graham Vivian Sutherland
pencil, circa 1950
NPG 5702

4529(355a)

Graham Vivian Sutherland

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1952
NPG 4529(355a)

P162

Graham Vivian Sutherland

by John Hedgecoe
platinum print, 1968
NPG P162

5338

Graham Vivian Sutherland

by Graham Vivian Sutherland
oil on canvas, 1977
NPG 5338

Ax39622

Graham Sutherland

by Francis Goodman
bromide contact print, 1946
NPG Ax39622

Ax39625

Graham Sutherland

by Francis Goodman
bromide contact print, 1946
NPG Ax39625

Ax39627

Graham Sutherland

by Francis Goodman
bromide contact print, 1946
NPG Ax39627

Ax39630

Graham Sutherland

by Francis Goodman
bromide contact print, 1946
NPG Ax39630

x14213

Graham Sutherland with his portrait of Somerset Maugham

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print mounted on white card, 1949
NPG x14213

x132584

Graham Sutherland

by Elsbeth R. Juda
archival digital print, circa 1950
NPG x132584

x131186

Graham Sutherland

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
NPG x131186