7 of 21 portraits of Keir Hardie
by Sylvia Pankhurst
chalk, circa 1910
22 3/4 in. x 16 3/4 in. (578 mm x 425 mm)
Given by Sylvia Pankhurst, 1956
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Sitterback to top
- (James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr) (1856-1915), Socialist leader and founder of the Labour Party. Sitter in 21 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Sylvia Pankhurst (1882-1960), Militant suffragette; daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst. Artist of 3 portraits, Sitter in 19 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Like her mother Emmeline, the artist was a suffragette. The drawing was made as a preliminary sketch for an oil portrait.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 279
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Keir Hardie: Radical, Socialist, Feminist (From 2 June 2015)