Sir Martin John Evans

1 portrait on display in Room 38 at the National Portrait Gallery

Sir Martin John Evans, by David Cobley, 2011 - NPG 6897 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Martin John Evans

by David Cobley
oil on canvas, 2011
23 in. x 28 in. (583 mm x 712 mm)
Commissioned, 2011
Primary Collection
NPG 6897


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  • Sir Martin John Evans (1941-), Director, Cardiff School of Biosciences, and Professor of Mammalian Genetics, University of Cardiff. Sitter in 2 portraits.

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The artist had five sittings with Sir Martin at his home and in the laboratory. The writing in the background of the portrait is a replica of a page of Sir Martin's 1980 notebook on the culture of embryonic stem cells.