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William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

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William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook, by Walter Richard Sickert, 1935 - NPG 5173 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

by Walter Richard Sickert
oil on canvas, 1935
69 3/8 in. x 42 1/4 in. (1762 mm x 1073 mm)
Given by Beaverbrook Foundation, 1977
Primary Collection
NPG 5173


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Commissioned by Sir James Dunn, a fellow Canadian, this portrait was painted from a photograph that Sickert had seen in the press, setting this against a backdrop depicting Margate harbour.

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  • NPG x88654: William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook (painting from the photograph)

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