Sir Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich

1 portrait

Sir Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich, by R.B. Kitaj, 1986 - NPG 5892 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich

by R.B. Kitaj
pastel and charcoal, 1986
26 5/8 in. x 22 3/4 in. (676 mm x 578 mm)
Commissioned, 1986
Primary Collection
NPG 5892


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Artistback to top

  • R.B. Kitaj (1932-2007), Painter. Artist of 4 portraits, Sitter in 6 portraits.

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The portrait was drawn during five sittings, each lasting about an hour.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Rogers, Malcolm, Master Drawings from the National Portrait Gallery, 1993 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 5 August to 23 October 1994), p. 197
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 252

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