4 of 25 portraits of Aneurin Bevan
by Feliks Topolski
charcoal, circa 1954
18 5/8 in. x 12 3/8 in. (473 mm x 314 mm)
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- Aneurin Bevan (1897-1960), Statesman; husband of Jennie Lee. Sitter associated with 25 portraits.
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- Feliks Topolski (1907-1989), Artist. Artist of 12 portraits, Sitter in 14 portraits.
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The Labour politician and architect of the Health Service was a friend of the artist and proposed him for British citizenship. A drawing similar to this one appeared in Topolski's Chronicle in 1954.