2 of 6 portraits of Philip Larkin
by Humphrey Ocean (Humphrey Anthony Erdeswick Butler-Bowdon)
acrylic on canvas, 1984
20 5/8 in. x 17 5/8 in. (523 mm x 448 mm)
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Artistback to top
- Humphrey Ocean (Humphrey Anthony Erdeswick Butler-Bowdon) (1951-), Painter. Artist of 12 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Painted in the attic of Larkin's house in Newland Park, Hull. The poet liked living high up among trees and roofs, and many of his poems reflect this.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 365
Placesback to top
- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, Yorkshire (sitter's home, Newland Park, Hull, Yorkshire)
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Icons and Idols: Commissioning Contemporary Portraits (2 March 2006 - 18 June 2006)
- Britain 1960-1990 (From 18 September 2004)