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Nancy Culliford Sharp


Artist of 2 portraits
Nancy Sharp studied at the Slade (1928-31) and exhibited with the London Group. She was Louis MacNeice's love, travelling with him to the Outer Hebrides and illustrating his book, I Crossed the Minch (1938). Sharp married first the painter William Coldstream and then Michael Spender, older brother of the poet Stephen and the painter-photographer Humphrey.

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(Frederick) Louis MacNeice, by Nancy Culliford Sharp - NPG 6628

(Frederick) Louis MacNeice

by Nancy Culliford Sharp
oil on canvas, circa 1936
NPG 6628

Trevor Huddleston, by Nancy Culliford Sharp - NPG 6629

Trevor Huddleston

by Nancy Culliford Sharp
oil on canvas, 1973
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6629

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