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Ishbel Myerscough (1968-)

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist of 9 portraits
Painter, studied at Glasgow and the Slade Schools of Art. Myerscough is three times a minor prize-winner in the National Portrait Gallery's annual BP Portrait Award competition, and the first prize winner in 1995. As a result of this she was commissioned to paintHelen Mirren's and Sir Willard Wentworth White's portrait for the collection. In 1992 she painted Graham Gooch's portrait for the Marylebone Cricket Club. Myerscough paints entirely from life and usually has numerous sittings with her subjects.

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6959

Ishbel Myerscough; Chantal Joffe ('Two Girls')

by Ishbel Myerscough
oil on canvas, 1991
NPG 6959

6415

Helen Mirren

by Ishbel Myerscough
oil on board, 1997
NPG 6415

6886

Sir Willard Wentworth White

by Ishbel Myerscough
oil on canvas, 2009
On display in Room 41 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6886

6892

Sir Willard Wentworth White

by Ishbel Myerscough
pen and ink and wash, 2009
NPG 6892

D9468

Helen Mirren

by Ishbel Myerscough
pencil, 1997
NPG D9468

D9469

Helen Mirren

by Ishbel Myerscough
pencil, 1997
NPG D9469

D9470(a)

Helen Mirren

by Ishbel Myerscough
pencil, 1997
NPG D9470(a)

D9470(b)

Helen Mirren

by Ishbel Myerscough
pen and ink and pencil, 1997
NPG D9470(b)