Erno Goldfinger

1 portrait

Erno Goldfinger, by Eileen Agar, 1938 - NPG 6099 - © estate of Eileen Agar

© estate of Eileen Agar

Erno Goldfinger

by Eileen Agar
pen and ink, 1938
20 5/8 in. x 15 1/2 in. (524 mm x 394 mm)
Purchased, 1990
Primary Collection
NPG 6099

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  • Eileen Agar (1899-1991), Painter. Artist of 2 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

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An advocate of high-rise housing and of the tower block, his classicism has been emphasized by the Surrealist Eileen Agar who portrays him flaked by images of the Pantheon in Rome.

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  • 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. 179
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 251

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