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Aneurin Bevan

4 of 32 portraits of Aneurin Bevan

Aneurin Bevan, by Feliks Topolski, circa 1954 - NPG 6325 - © estate of Feliks Topolski

© estate of Feliks Topolski

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), Politician; MP for Ebbw Vale and Minister of Health; husband of Jennie Lee and editor of the Tribune. Sitter associated with 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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