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Henryk Gotlib

(1890-1966), Painter

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist of 67 portraits
Born in Cracow he studied at the Cracow Academy of Fine Art and then in Vienna, Munich and Paris before the First World War. His first solo show was in Warsaw (1918). He became the leader of the Polish avant-garde 'Formist' movement, exhibiting in Berlin, Amsterdam and Paris, and was an influential writer and teacher in Poland. In 1939 he was forced into exile and settled in Britain, exhibiting with the London Group. His work, principally in figure painting, represents an important element in the development of British painting and sculpture: the assimilation of European trends and the invigoration of British art following the diaspora in Central Europe under Communism and Nazism.

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Henryk Gotlib, by Henryk Gotlib - NPG 6642

Henryk Gotlib

by Henryk Gotlib
painted plaster, circa 1942
NPG 6642

Unknown man, by Henryk Gotlib - NPG D13598

Unknown man

by Henryk Gotlib
pencil, circa 1939-1945
NPG D13598

Unknown man, by Henryk Gotlib - NPG D13614

Unknown man

by Henryk Gotlib
pencil, circa 1939-1945
NPG D13614

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Henryk Gotlib, Self-Portrait in a Duffle Coat

by Henryk Gotlib
oil on canvas, 1956
NPG 7015

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Charles André Marie Joseph de Gaulle

by Henryk Gotlib
pencil, circa 1939-1945
NPG D13563

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Charles André Marie Joseph de Gaulle

by Henryk Gotlib
pencil, circa 1939-1945
NPG D13564

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Charles André Marie Joseph de Gaulle

by Henryk Gotlib
pencil, circa 1939-1945
NPG D13565

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Charles André Marie Joseph de Gaulle

by Henryk Gotlib
pencil, circa 1939-1945
NPG D13566

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Charles André Marie Joseph de Gaulle

by Henryk Gotlib
pencil, circa 1939-1945
NPG D13567

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Charles André Marie Joseph de Gaulle

by Henryk Gotlib
pencil, circa 1939-1945
NPG D13568

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(Benjamin) Ifor Evans, Baron Evans of Hungershall

by Henryk Gotlib
pencil, circa 1939-1945
NPG D13569

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Josep Maria Batista I Roca

by Henryk Gotlib
pencil, circa 1939-1945
NPG D13570

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Sir Julian Sorell Huxley

by Henryk Gotlib
pencil, circa 1939-1945
NPG D13572

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Sir Julian Sorell Huxley

by Henryk Gotlib
pencil, circa 1939-1945
NPG D13573

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Zing Yang Kuo

by Henryk Gotlib
pencil, circa 1939-1945
NPG D13574

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Dorothy Neville-Rolfe

by Henryk Gotlib
pencil, circa 1939-1945
NPG D13571

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Sir Desmond MacCarthy

by Henryk Gotlib
pencil, circa 1939-1945
NPG D13576

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