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Edmond Xavier Kapp

(1890-1978), Artist

Artist associated with 26 portraits
Edmond Xavier Kapp was born in London and was educated at Christ's College in Cambridge, in Paris and Rome. He had several dozen one man shows in London and provincial galleries as well as on the continent, in Canada and America. There was a retrospective exhibition of his work at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in 1961. Kapp's work is represented in many public and private collections.

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Sir Norman Angell, by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG 5129

Sir Norman Angell

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
ink, 1914
NPG 5129

John Desmond Bernal, by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG 6090

John Desmond Bernal

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
lithographic chalk, 1920s
NPG 6090

D.H. Lawrence, by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG 4035

D.H. Lawrence

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
chalk, 1923
NPG 4035

Harold Samuel, by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG 6527

Harold Samuel

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
pencil, 1931
NPG 6527

Sir Adrian Boult, by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG 5130

Sir Adrian Boult

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
lithograph, circa 1932
NPG 5130

Isolde Menges; Harold Samuel, by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG 6528

Isolde Menges; Harold Samuel

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
lithograph, 1932
NPG 6528

Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon, by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG 4907

Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
lithographic chalk, 1935
NPG 4907

Edward Johnston, by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG 3330

Edward Johnston

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
pencil, 1940
NPG 3330

Walter Sickert, by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG 3547

Walter Sickert

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
pen and ink, 1940
NPG 3547

Bertram Park, by Bertram Park, after  Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG D39530

Bertram Park

by Bertram Park, after Edmond Xavier Kapp
photograph, (1929)
NPG D39530

Dame Margery Irene Corbett-Ashby, by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG D32478

Dame Margery Irene Corbett-Ashby

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
lithograph, 1933-1936
NPG D32478

Seán Thomas O'Kelly, by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG D32479

Seán Thomas O'Kelly

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
lithograph, 1933-1936
NPG D32479

Samuel John Gurney Hoare, Viscount Templewood, by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG D32480

Samuel John Gurney Hoare, Viscount Templewood

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
lithograph, 1933-1936
NPG D32480

Arthur Henderson, by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG D32481

Arthur Henderson

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
lithograph, 1933-1936
NPG D32481

Sir Harold Beresford Butler, by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG D32482

Sir Harold Beresford Butler

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
lithograph, 1933-1936
NPG D32482

Aga Khan III (Mohammed Shah), by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG D32483

Aga Khan III (Mohammed Shah)

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
lithograph, 1933-1936
NPG D32483

Samuel John Gurney Hoare, Viscount Templewood, by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG D32485

Samuel John Gurney Hoare, Viscount Templewood

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
lithograph, 1933-1936
NPG D32485

Sir Harold Beresford Butler, by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG D32486

Sir Harold Beresford Butler

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
lithograph, 1933-1936
NPG D32486

Arthur Henderson, by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG D35687

Arthur Henderson

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
lithograph, 1933-1936
NPG D35687

Paul Hymans, by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG D36427

Paul Hymans

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
lithograph, 1933-1936
NPG D36427

Dame Margery Irene Corbett-Ashby, by Edmond Xavier Kapp - NPG D13668

Dame Margery Irene Corbett-Ashby

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
lithograph, 1933-1936
NPG D13668

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