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Doris Zinkeisen

(1897-1991), Painter, stage-set and costume designer, writer and equestrian champion

Doris Clare Zinkeisen

Sitter in 19 portraits
Artist of 2 portraits
Painter and stage designer; with her sister Anna, Doris Zinkeisen was a familiar figure on the artistic scene from the 1920s. Best known for society portraits, horse paintings and murals of regency scenes, she was also an official war artist for the St John Ambulance Brigade, and her drawings of Belsen are held in the Imperial War Museum.

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Elsa Lanchester, by Doris Zinkeisen - NPG 6488

Elsa Lanchester

by Doris Zinkeisen
oil on canvas, exhibited 1925
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6488

Doris Zinkeisen, by Doris Zinkeisen - NPG 6487

Doris Zinkeisen

by Doris Zinkeisen
oil on canvas, exhibited 1929
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6487

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Philip Kelleway

7 March 2017, 09:43

Please note that Doris Zinkeisen was in fact born in the year 1897, NOT 1898 as in your information on the NPG site. I have previously sent copies of Doris Zinkeisen's birth certificate to the NPG and received acknowledgement from Rosie Broadley (Associate Curator), so these items should be on file at the NPG Library. Other sites use the wrong year of birth too and for a few years your site used the correct year, but it seems that each time you change the layout of your pages, you revert back to the incorrect date.
Best Wishes,
Philip Kelleway (Dr)

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