2 of 39 portraits of L.P. Hartley
by (Arthur) Derek Hill
oil on canvas, circa 1965
19 7/8 in. x 23 7/8 in. (505 mm x 607 mm)
Given by Mrs Joan Hall, 1998
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- Leslie Poles ('L.P.') Hartley (1895-1972), Novelist and critic. Sitter associated with 39 portraits.
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- (Arthur) Derek Hill (1916-2000), Artist, writer and organiser of exhibitions. Artist associated with 9 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.
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Mrs Hall, who gave the portrait to the National Portrait Gallery, met L.P. Hartley in the early 1960s and became a correspondent and friend. The portrait was given to her after L.P. Hartley's death by his sister.