Edward Levy-Lawson, 1st Baron Burnham(1833-1916), Newspaper proprietor
Sitter in 5 portraits
Emmanuel Levy was born in Manchester and studied art at Manchester School of Art, St Martin's School of Art, London, and in Paris. During the 1930s his influences included Cubism, Expressionism and Surrealism, before he arrived at a mature naturalistic style in which his output was prolific. He was instructor in drawing and painting at Manchester University and achieved a reputation as a fine portrait draughtsman. His work is represented in public collections including Manchester City Art Gallery. Salford City Art Gallery mounted a retrospective exhibition in 1948, followed by further retrospectives at the Fieldborne Galleries, London in 1976 and at Stockport Art Gallery in 1982.
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