Harold Pinter

1 portrait on display in Room 35 at the National Portrait Gallery

Harold Pinter, by Justin Mortimer, 1992 - NPG 6185 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Harold Pinter

by Justin Mortimer
oil on canvas, 1992
35 7/8 in. x 35 7/8 in. (910 mm x 910 mm)
Commissioned as part of the First Prize, BP Portrait Award, 1991, 1992
Primary Collection
NPG 6185


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  • Harold Pinter (1930-2008), Playwright, actor and director. Sitter in 19 portraits.

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Justin Mortimer's portrait is a modern version of the 'man-of-letters' portrait type and shows Pinter's head before a massive pile of books and scripts and a vivid red background.

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