© National Portrait Gallery, London
Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton
by Bryan Organ Click on the links below to find out more
oil on canvas, 1980
36 in. x 36 in. (914 mm x 914 mm)
- Bryan Organ (1935-), Painter. Artist of 16 portraits, Sitter in 6 portraits.
From 1960 Macmillan was Chancellor of the University of Oxford. This portrait relates closely to Organ's diptych of the sitter painted at the same time for the University.
- Gibson, Robin; Clerk, Honor, 20th Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery Collection, 1993, p. 23
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 591
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