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Sir Arnold Wesker (1932-), Playwright

Sitter in 15 portraits
Playwright and writer of strong political commitment; among his 36 plays are The Kitchen (1959); The Wesker Trilogy (1960) and Chips with Everything (1962); a writer of international reputation, his work covers a wide spectrum of themes but is based on a deep sympathy for the human condition; founder of Centre 42 (1961-70).

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4529(386)

Sir Arnold Wesker

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1950s-1963
NPG 4529(386)

4529(387)

Sir Arnold Wesker

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1950s-1963
NPG 4529(387)

4529(388)

Sir Arnold Wesker

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1950s-1963
NPG 4529(388)

4529(389)

Sir Arnold Wesker

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1950s-1963
NPG 4529(389)

5863

Sir Arnold Wesker

by Feliks Topolski
charcoal, 1961
NPG 5863

5923

Sir Arnold Wesker

by Josef Herman
oil on canvas, 1968
NPG 5923

x4055

Sir Arnold Wesker

by Roger Mayne
bromide print on card mount, 1958
NPG x4055

x14240

Sir Arnold Wesker

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1962
NPG x14240

x12942

Sir Arnold Wesker

by Fay Godwin
bromide print, 1974
NPG x12942

x88232

Sir Arnold Wesker

by Mark Gerson
cibachrome print from original transparency, August 1992
NPG x88232

x27361

Sir Arnold Wesker

by Nicolo Vogel
bromide print, 1960s
NPG x27361

x27362

Sir Arnold Wesker

by Nicolo Vogel
bromide print, 1960s
NPG x27362

x27363

Sir Arnold Wesker

by Nicolo Vogel
bromide print, 1960s
NPG x27363

x27364

Sir Arnold Wesker

by Nicolo Vogel
bromide print, 1960s
NPG x27364

D37651

Sir Arnold Wesker

by Peter Arnold
linocut, 1977
NPG D37651