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Carel Victor Morlais Weight (1908-1997), Painter and teacher of art

Sitter in 16 portraits
Artist of 2 portraits
Attended Hammersmith School of Art and Goldsmiths' College. Later joined the teaching staff of the Royal College of Art and became Head of Painting in 1957, a post he held until his retirement in 1973. Peter Blake, David Hockney and Allen Jones were taught by him. His own art owed much to the influence of Edvard Munch and Stanley Spencer. From the former came the nervy edge of suspense and from the latter the record of apparent everyday scenes invested with meaning beyond the ordinary. His subject matter was the landscape of urban, often derelict, South London, inhabited by detached, alienated beings often at odds with the elements.

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Carel Victor Morlais Weight

by Carel Victor Morlais Weight
oil on canvas, 1930
NPG 5522

x125111

Carel Victor Morlais Weight

by Geoffrey Ireland
bromide print on red card mount, 1950s
NPG x125111

x125114

Ruskin Spear; Carel Victor Morlais Weight

by Geoffrey Ireland
bromide print on card mount, 1950s
NPG x125114

x125112

Carel Victor Morlais Weight

by Geoffrey Ireland
bromide print on red card mount, circa 1953
NPG x125112

x125113

Carel Victor Morlais Weight

by Geoffrey Ireland
bromide print on red card mount, circa 1953
NPG x125113

x8013

Carel Victor Morlais Weight

by John Coles
resin print, 1977
NPG x8013

x8514

Carel Victor Morlais Weight

by Jan Siegieda
bromide print, 1980
NPG x8514

x32378

Carel Victor Morlais Weight

by George Newson
bromide fibre print, September 1988
NPG x32378

x39373

Carel Victor Morlais Weight

by Barry Marsden
bromide fibre print, 1988
NPG x39373

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Carel Victor Morlais Weight

by John Minton
pencil, 1949
NPG 6606

x137582

Carel Victor Morlais Weight

by John Lunnis
bromide print, 1960s
NPG x137582

x1523

Carel Victor Morlais Weight

by Saranjeet ('S.S') Walia
bromide print, early 1970s
NPG x1523

x137628

Monika Kinley; Carel Victor Morlais Weight

by The Times
bromide print, 1977
NPG x137628

x125443

Carel Victor Morlais Weight

by Jeff Horwood
colour print, 1980s
NPG x125443