Rudyard Kipling

1 portrait on display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery

Rudyard Kipling, by Sir Philip Burne-Jones, 2nd Bt, 1899 - NPG 1863 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Rudyard Kipling

by Sir Philip Burne-Jones, 2nd Bt
oil on canvas, 1899
29 1/2 in. x 24 1/2 in. (749 mm x 622 mm)
Bequeathed by the artist's mother, 1920
Primary Collection
NPG 1863


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He is shown in this portrait seated at his desk writing. Bequeathed by the artist's mother, Lady Burne-Jones, 1920.

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  • Audio Guide
  • Bayly, Christopher, The Raj: India and the British 1600-1947, 1990 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 19 October 1990 - 17 March 1991), p. 326
  • MacCarthy, Fiona, Anarchy & Beauty: William Morris and His Legacy 1860-1960, 2014 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 16 October 2014 - 11 January 2015), p. 96
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 355