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Pietro Annigoni

(1910-1988), Painter

Sitter in 32 portraits
Artist of 3 portraits
Pietro Annigoni was an Italian portrait and fresco painter. He studied art at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence. An exhibition in 1950 at Wildenstein & Co., London, introduced Annigoni's work to the English public, with whom he remained popular. He based his style on Leonardo da Vinci and Titian, working in tempera and oil to simulate old-master oils, or pen-and-ink to imitate silverpoint.

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Odette Marie Céline Hallowes (née Brailly), by Pietro Annigoni - NPG 6932

Odette Marie Céline Hallowes (née Brailly)

by Pietro Annigoni
ink and tempera on thick paper prepared with gesso, 1961
On display in Room 32 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6932

Queen Elizabeth II, by Pietro Annigoni - NPG 4830

Queen Elizabeth II

by Pietro Annigoni
chalk and coloured washes, 1969
NPG 4830

Queen Elizabeth II, by Pietro Annigoni - NPG 4706

Queen Elizabeth II

by Pietro Annigoni
tempera grassa on paper on panel, 1969
On display in Room 32 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4706


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