Iris Murdoch

1 portrait

Iris Murdoch, by Tom Phillips, 1986 - NPG 5944(2) - © DACS / Tom Phillips

© DACS / Tom Phillips

Iris Murdoch

by Tom Phillips
conté, 1986
54 1/2 in. x 40 in. (1384 mm x 1016 mm)
Purchased, 1987
Primary Collection
NPG 5944(2)

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  • Tom Phillips (1937-), Artist. Artist of 22 portraits, Sitter in 6 portraits.

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The drawing is one of four large-scale studies of the sitter made by the artist in connection with the portrait commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery. Each of the drawings relates to one of the elements; this one relates to 'Air'.

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