© Denis Waugh / National Portrait Gallery, London
Jill Dunkerton; Martin Wyld; Jock Hopson
by Denis Waugh Click on the links below to find out more
C-type colour print, June 1986
14 in. x 17 3/4 in. (356 mm x 450 mm) image size
- Jill Dunkerton, Paintings Conservator, National Gallery. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Jock Hopson, Frame Conservator , National Gallery. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Martin Wyld (1944-), Painting conservator; Chief Restorer, National Gallery. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Denis Waugh (1942-), Photographer. Artist of 25 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
Wyld is shown here with the conservator Jill Dunkerton at the National Gallery, London. The paintings include The Incredulity of St Thomas by Cima da Conegliano.
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