© National Portrait Gallery, London
by Leon Kossoff Click on the links below to find out more
oil on board, 1981
16 3/4 in. x 13 in. (424 mm x 330 mm)
- Leon Kossoff (1926-), Painter and draughtsman. Sitter in 6 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait.
- Leon Kossoff (1926-), Painter and draughtsman. Artist of 1 portrait, Sitter in 6 portraits.
Kossoff has made a number of self-portraits throughout his career. The thick impasto used in this painting is typical of Kossoff’s characteristic technique of building an image through an accretion of observations.
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