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Leon Underwood

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Leon Underwood, by Sir William Rothenstein, 1920 - NPG 6711 - © estate of Sir William Rothenstein / National Portrait Gallery, London

© estate of Sir William Rothenstein / National Portrait Gallery, London

Leon Underwood

by Sir William Rothenstein
red and white chalk, 1920
14 in. x 10 in. (356 mm x 254 mm)
Accepted in lieu of tax by H.M. Government and allocated to the Gallery, 2005
Primary Collection
NPG 6711


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  • Leon Underwood (1890-1975), Artist. Sitter in 4 portraits, Artist of 3 portraits.

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  • Sir William Rothenstein (1872-1945), Artist and teacher of art. Artist associated with 220 portraits, Sitter in 24 portraits.

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This drawing was made when Underwood was an assistant teacher of drawing at the Royal College of Art, where Rothenstein was Principal.

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