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John Craxton

1 of 4 portraits of John Craxton

John Craxton, by John Craxton, 1945 - NPG 6177 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

John Craxton

by John Craxton
chalk on green paper, 1945
22 5/8 in. x 17 3/8 in. (575 mm x 442 mm)
Purchased, 1992
Primary Collection
NPG 6177


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  • John Craxton (1922-2009), Painter, set Designer and Royal Academician. Sitter in 4 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait.

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  • John Craxton (1922-2009), Painter, set Designer and Royal Academician. Artist of 1 portrait, Sitter in 4 portraits.

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The self-portrait was made while the artist was ill with jaundice brought on, he said, by eating too much farm butter.

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