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Bruce Kent

1 of 3 portraits of Bruce Kent

Bruce Kent, by Hans Schwarz, 1992-1993 - NPG 6663 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Bruce Kent

by Hans Schwarz
oil on board, 1992-1993
48 1/8 in. x 35 in. (1222 mm x 888 mm)
Purchased, 2004
Primary Collection
NPG 6663

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  • Bruce Kent (1929-), Campaigner for nuclear disarmament; preist. Sitter in 3 portraits.

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  • Hans Schwarz (1922-2003), Painter. Artist of 13 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.

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Bought at the studio sale of the artist, the sitter recalls that Schwarz asked to paint him, and did so in three sittings in Kent's flat in North London, in December 1992 and February 1993.

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