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Emmanuel Levy

(1900-1986), Artist

Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist of 3 portraits
Born in Manchester, Emmanuel Levy studied in Paris and at the Manchester School of Art, where he met L.S. Lowry, whom he was to later succeed as art master at Manchester University department of architecture. He had six solo exhibitions in Manchester between 1925 and 1963, and lectured at Manchester and Stockport College of Art during the 1950s and 1960s. He also worked for a while as an art critic at the Manchester Evening News.

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James Maxton, by Emmanuel Levy - NPG 5097

James Maxton

by Emmanuel Levy
charcoal, 1936
NPG 5097

Emmanuel Levy, by Emmanuel Levy - NPG 6741

Emmanuel Levy

by Emmanuel Levy
pencil and wash on paper laid on card, 1958
NPG 6741

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