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Sir Emmanuel Kaye
by Paul Brason Click on the links below to find out more
oil on canvas, 1991
42 in. x 36 in. (1068 mm x 914 mm)
- Paul Brason (1952-), Portrait painter. Artist of 3 portraits.
It was Kaye's suggestion that he be painted by Paul Brason because of his admiration for the artist's double portrait of Sir Roy Strong. In this portrait he is depicted as if looking out into his garden towards his beloved golden Labrador 'Barley'. 'Barley' had been acquired from a shop in Kaye's local town of Odiham and was pronounced by a leading dog behaviour specialist to be 'a dream dog'. The bird in the cage is not real but an antique mechanical one from his collection. Commissioned by the Trustees.
- Gibson, Robin, The Face in the Corner: Animal Portraits from the Collections of the National Portrait Gallery, 1998, p. 94
- Robin Gibson, Pets in Portraits, 2015, p. 139
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 345
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