1 of 16 portraits of Derek Jarman
Photograph © National Portrait Gallery, London
by Ian Rank-Broadley
bronze medallion, 1991
5 5/8 in. (142 mm) diameter
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Sitterback to top
- (Michael) Derek Elworthy Jarman (1942-1994), Film-maker, painter and campaigner for homosexual rights. Sitter in 16 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Rank-Broadley recalls that Jarman, 'liked the idea of being portrayed on a medal in a tradition going back to Pisanello'. The allegorical reverse of the medal refers to the religious iconography that features in Jarman's film The Garden (1990).
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 334