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Alan Bennett

3 of 24 portraits of Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett, by Tom Wood, 1993 - NPG 6186 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Alan Bennett

by Tom Wood
oil on canvas laid on panel, 1993
43 1/2 in. x 48 in. (1105 mm x 1220 mm)
Commissioned, 1993
Primary Collection
NPG 6186


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  • Tom Wood (1955-), Painter. Artist of 3 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.

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Like the sitter, the artist is from Yorkshire and is known for his somewhat mysterious, idiosyncratic symbolism. The objects in the portrait - the plug and the paper bag - deliberately provoke questions without providing answers.

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