Alan John Percivale Taylor

1 portrait

Alan John Percivale Taylor, by Maggi Hambling, 1988 - NPG 5988 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Alan John Percivale Taylor

by Maggi Hambling
oil on canvas, 1988
21 in. x 17 in. (533 mm x 432 mm)
Commissioned, 1988
Primary Collection
NPG 5988


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Artistback to top

  • Maggi Hambling (1945-), Painter. Artist of 8 portraits, Sitter in 13 portraits.

This portraitback to top

A. J. P. Taylor was in failing health at the time of the portrait, but the artist was able to draw on memories of his compelling television presence, putting history across as though he were telling secrets.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 604
  • Simon, Jacob, The Art of the Picture Frame: Artists, Patrons and the Framing of Portraits in Britain, 1997 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 8 November 1996 - 9 February 1997), p. 191