© National Portrait Gallery, London
Sir Robin Day
by Rosemary Beaton Click on the links below to find out more
oil on canvas, 1985
60 in. x 48 1/4 in. (1526 mm x 1225 mm)
Commissioned as part of the First Prize, John Player Portrait Award, 1984, 1985
- Sir Robin Day (1923-2000), Television and radio journalist. Sitter in 5 portraits.
- Gibson, Robin; Clerk, Honor, 20th Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery Collection, 1993, p. 38
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 168
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