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Michael Parkinson

1 of 2 portraits of Michael Parkinson

Michael Parkinson, by Jonathan Yeo, 2010 - NPG 6899 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Michael Parkinson

by Jonathan Yeo
oil on canvas, 2010
36 in. x 27 1/4 in. (914 mm x 692 mm)
Commissioned, 2010
Primary Collection
NPG 6899

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  • Jonathan Yeo (1970-), Artist. Artist of 2 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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Yeo has exhibited in the BP Portrait Award several times. Sir MIchael sat several times for Yeo in his studio, and the artist has likened his portrait-painting process to one of his sitter's interviews: 'What we are both doing is rendering people in two-dimensional form, whether on a television or on a canvas. But we are still allowing their face to tell a lot of the story'.

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