Roland Penrose

1 portrait

Roland Penrose, by Sir Roland Algernon Penrose, circa 1948 - NPG 6388 - © estate of Roland Penrose / National Portrait Gallery, London

© estate of Roland Penrose / National Portrait Gallery, London

Roland Penrose

by Sir Roland Algernon Penrose
mixed-media on paper, circa 1948
12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. (318 x 248 mm)
Purchased, 1997
Primary Collection
NPG 6388


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  • Sir Roland Algernon Penrose (1900-1984), Painter, art collector; WW2 camoufleur and writer on art. Sitter in 15 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait.

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  • Sir Roland Algernon Penrose (1900-1984), Painter, art collector; WW2 camoufleur and writer on art. Artist of 1 portrait, Sitter in 15 portraits.

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This self portrait, influenced by Max Ernst, incorporates his name, 'Roland', inscribed vertically and mirrored.

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