by Robert Lyon
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (347 mm x 252 mm) uneven
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Sitterback to top
- Henry Moore (1898-1986), Sculptor. Sitter associated with 85 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait.
Artistback to top
- Robert Lyon (1894-1978), Artist, mural painter and teacher. Artist of 1 portrait, Sitter in 2 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Drawn when Moore and Lyon were both students at the Royal College of Art, this is the earliest known portrait of the sculptor. Lyon subsequently became Master of Fine Art at King's College, Newcastle in 1927, and founded the Ashington Group of painters whose members were ex-miners. In 1942 he became Principal of Edinbrugh College of Art, and remained there until his retirement in 1960.
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Life lines: Recently acquired 20th Century drawings (31 October 2009 - 25 April 2010)
- Portraits on paper (29 July 2006 - 3 December 2006)