Nigel Lawson, Baron Lawson of Blaby (1932-), Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1983-89
Sitter in 6 portraits
Lawson served in the Thatcher administration as Financial Secretary to the Treasury (1979-81) and Secretary of State for Energy (1981-3) before being appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer (1983-90) and becoming the main instrument of Conservative monetarist policies.
by Gerald Scarfe
pen and Indian ink, 1986
by Christopher John ('Chris') Orr
aquatint and etching, 1986
On display at Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham, UK in the exhibition Lasting Impressions