by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1953
11 3/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (297 mm x 251 mm) overall
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Sitterback to top
- Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959), Sculptor. Sitter in 67 portraits, Artist of 14 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Ida Kar (1908-1974), Photographer. Artist associated with 1521 portraits, Sitter in 136 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Epstein received public recognition late in life, being knighted in 1954, and completed large commissions and numerous portraits in his last decade. It was during this period, while acting as guardian for his son Theo, that Kar photographed Epstein at his studio at 18 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington.
Placesback to top
- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, London (sitter's studio, London)
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Ida Kar: Bohemian Photographer (10 March 2011 - 19 June 2011)