by Paul Emsley
oil on canvas, 2009
37 7/8 in. x 44 1/8 in. (962 mm x 1120 mm)
Commissioned as part of the First Prize, BP Portrait Award, 2007, 2009
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Sitterback to top
- Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad ('V.S.') Naipaul (1932-), Novelist. Sitter in 5 portraits.
This portraitback to top
The artist won the BP Portrait Award in 2007. He has depicted the writer in his Wiltshire garden.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Nairne, Sandy (introduction), 500 Portraits: BP Portrait Award, 2011, p. 31
See this portrait
On display in Room 37 at the National Portrait Gallery