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Aneurin Bevan

4 of 32 portraits of Aneurin Bevan

Aneurin Bevan

by Feliks Topolski
charcoal, circa 1954
18 5/8 in. x 12 3/8 in. (473 mm x 314 mm)
Purchased, 1995
Primary Collection
NPG 6325

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  • Aneurin Bevan (1897-1960), Editor of 'Tribune' and Labour politician; MP for Ebbw Vale and Minister of Health; husband of Jennie Lee. Sitter in 32 portraits.

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  • Feliks Topolski (1907-1989), Artist. Artist of 12 portraits, Sitter in 15 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.

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