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Philip Alexius de László

(1869-1937), Portrait painter

Sitter in 7 portraits
Artist associated with 19 portraits
Born in Hungary, de László studied in Budapest, Paris and Munich before receiving his first significant commission from the Bulgarian royal family in 1894. In 1900 he married Lucy Madeline Guinness and in 1907 settled in London, embarking on a successful and prolific career painting royalty and members of the aristocracy. His success led to his being known as the 'Who's Who Painter'. He was naturalized as a British subject in 1914.

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Princess Victoria of Wales, by Philip Alexius de László - NPG 5396

Princess Victoria of Wales

by Philip Alexius de László
oil on cardboard, 1907
NPG 5396

Count Albert Mensdorff-Pouilly-Dietrichstein, by Philip Alexius de László - NPG 5396a

Count Albert Mensdorff-Pouilly-Dietrichstein

by Philip Alexius de László
oil on cardboard, before 1907
NPG 5396a

Sir George Henschel (Isidor Georg Henschel), by Philip Alexius de László - NPG 4935

Sir George Henschel (Isidor Georg Henschel)

by Philip Alexius de László
oil on canvas, 1917
NPG 4935

Sir William Pulteney Pulteney, by Philip Alexius de László - NPG 4236

Sir William Pulteney Pulteney

by Philip Alexius de László
oil on canvas, 1917
NPG 4236

Jerome Klapka Jerome, by Philip Alexius de László - NPG 4491

Jerome Klapka Jerome

by Philip Alexius de László
oil on canvas, 1921
NPG 4491

John Loader Maffey, 1st Baron Rugby, by Philip Alexius de László - NPG 6597

John Loader Maffey, 1st Baron Rugby

by Philip Alexius de László
oil on canvas, 1923
NPG 6597

Richard Burdon Haldane, Viscount Haldane, by Philip Alexius de László - NPG 2364

Richard Burdon Haldane, Viscount Haldane

by Philip Alexius de László
oil on millboard, 1928
On display at British Academy, London
NPG 2364

William Ralph Inge, by Philip Alexius de László - NPG 4856

William Ralph Inge

by Philip Alexius de László
oil on canvas, 1934
NPG 4856

Henry Thomas Bowlby, after Philip Alexius de László - NPG D16288

Henry Thomas Bowlby

after Philip Alexius de László
collotype, early 20th century
NPG D16288

Alfred Lyttelton, after Philip Alexius de László - NPG D38051

Alfred Lyttelton

after Philip Alexius de László
photogravure, (1908)
NPG D38051

David Richard Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty, after Philip Alexius de László - NPG D23558

David Richard Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty

after Philip Alexius de László
colour process print, published 1915
NPG D23558

Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor, after Philip Alexius de László - NPG D7421

Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor

after Philip Alexius de László
photograph, 1931 or before
NPG D7421

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(Frederic) Rudolph Lambart, 10th Earl of Cavan

by Paul Laib, after Philip Alexius de László
photographic print, (1912)
NPG D32739

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(Agnes) Maude Royden

after Philip Alexius de László
photogravure, (1932)
NPG D39911

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