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Alfred Wolmark

(1877-1961), Artist

Alfred Aaron Wolmark

Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist of 9 portraits
Born in Warsaw, Poland, Wolmark emigrated to London before training at the Royal Academy Schools in the 1890s. His early brightly coloured Breton scenes are characterized by bold, geometric patterning and vivid colour, which owed much to the influence of Post-Impressionism. He was a close friend of the sculptor Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, and the two artists made portraits of one another. In addition to painting Wolmark created stained glass, decorative painted vases, ballet designs for Diaghilev, and illustrated Israel Zangwill's complete works. Wolmark exhibited widely during his lifetime in London, New York, and Paris.

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Alfred Aaron Wolmark, by Alfred Aaron Wolmark - NPG 5690

Alfred Aaron Wolmark

by Alfred Aaron Wolmark
oil on canvas laid on board, 1911
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5690

Israel Zangwill, by Alfred Aaron Wolmark - NPG 2808

Israel Zangwill

by Alfred Aaron Wolmark
pen and ink, 1925
NPG 2808

Alfred Aaron Wolmark, by Alfred Aaron Wolmark - NPG 4884

Alfred Aaron Wolmark

by Alfred Aaron Wolmark
pen and ink, 1926
NPG 4884

Ford Madox Ford, by Alfred Aaron Wolmark - NPG 4454

Ford Madox Ford

by Alfred Aaron Wolmark
pen and ink, 1927
NPG 4454

Aldous Huxley, by Alfred Aaron Wolmark - NPG 4485

Aldous Huxley

by Alfred Aaron Wolmark
ink, 1928
NPG 4485

Henry Arthur Jones, by Alfred Aaron Wolmark - NPG 4482

Henry Arthur Jones

by Alfred Aaron Wolmark
pen and ink, 1928
NPG 4482


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