Seamus Heaney

1 portrait

Seamus Heaney, by Ross Wilson, 1994 - NPG 6261 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Seamus Heaney

by Ross Wilson
charcoal and pencil, surface worked, 1994
18 5/8 in. x 13 1/4 in. (472 mm x 335 mm)
Purchased, 1994
Primary Collection
NPG 6261


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  • Seamus Justin Heaney (1939-2013), Poet and Nobel Prize winner. Sitter associated with 23 portraits.

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Made at Harvard University (where Heaney is Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory), the drawing relates to a painting commissioned by a private collector.

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