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Arthur Askey

1 of 4 portraits of Arthur Askey

Arthur Askey, by Barry Ernest Fantoni, 1970 - NPG 6773 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Arthur Askey

by Barry Ernest Fantoni
pencil and gouache, 1970
21 in. x 15 1/8 in. (534 mm x 385 mm)
Given by Barry Ernest Fantoni, 2006
Primary Collection
NPG 6773


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  • Arthur Askey (1900-1982), Actor and entertainer. Sitter in 4 portraits.

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  • Barry Ernest Fantoni (1940-), Broadcaster, cartoonist and jazz musician. Artist of 17 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.

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Fantoni shows the veteran performer Askey, who was well known for comic songs, at the piano.

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