4 of 32 portraits of Aneurin Bevan
by Feliks Topolski
charcoal, circa 1954
18 5/8 in. x 12 3/8 in. (473 mm x 314 mm)
Click on the links below to find out more:
Sitterback to top
- 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.
Artistback to top
- Feliks Topolski (1907-1989), Artist. Artist of 12 portraits, Sitter in 15 portraits.
This portraitback to top
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.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 55