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Humphrey Ocean (Humphrey Anthony Erdeswick Butler-Bowdon)

(1951-), Painter

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist of 12 portraits
Humphrey Ocean studied at Canterbury Art School from 1970 to 1973. He had his first major solo exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London in 1984. He has since shown at the Tate Liverpool and the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London. In 2002 he was artist in residence at Dulwich Picture Gallery, London. Many of his portrait commissions are in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London. He was appointed Professor of Perspective at the Royal Academy of Arts in 2012.

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Paul McCartney, by Humphrey Ocean - NPG 5695

Paul McCartney

by Humphrey Ocean
oil on canvas, 1983
NPG 5695

Philip Larkin, by Humphrey Ocean - NPG 5746

Philip Larkin

by Humphrey Ocean
acrylic on canvas, 1984
NPG 5746

Tony Benn, by Humphrey Ocean - NPG 6371

Tony Benn

by Humphrey Ocean
oil on canvas, 1996
NPG 6371

Linda McCartney, by Humphrey Ocean - NPG x128706

Linda McCartney

by Humphrey Ocean
bromide fibre print, 27 May 1976
NPG x128706

Linda McCartney; Paul McCartney, by Humphrey Ocean - NPG x128707

Linda McCartney; Paul McCartney

by Humphrey Ocean
bromide fibre print, May 1976
NPG x128707

Tony Benn, by Humphrey Ocean - NPG D10633

Tony Benn

by Humphrey Ocean
pen and ink, 1996
NPG D10633

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