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Sir William Turner Walton

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Sir William Turner Walton

by Michael Ayrton
oil on canvas, 1948
24 1/8 in. x 36 in. (613 mm x 915 mm)
Purchased, 1977
Primary Collection
NPG 5138

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  • Michael Ayrton (1921-1975), Artist. Artist of 10 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.

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The setting of the portrait is Capri, where Ayrton accompanied Walton when the composer was recuperating from jaundice. The following year Walton settled permanently on the neighbouring island of Ischia.

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