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Feliks Topolski

(1907-1989), Artist

Sitter in 15 portraits
Artist of 12 portraits
Artist and stage designer. Born in Poland, Topolski studied at the Warsaw Academy of Art (1927-32) before moving to London in 1935. His graphic style made his work well suited to use as illustrations, and during the Second World War his reputation in Britain as a gifted draughtsman saw him appointed as an official war artist. Topolski painted a mural for the Festival of Britain in 1951. His paintings include The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II and twenty portraits of literary figures (1961-2). In 1975 he began his vast panorama Memoir of the Century, a mural under the arches of Hungerford Bridge, London, where he had his postwar studio.

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Feliks Topolski, by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG x68269

Feliks Topolski

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
cibachrome print from original transparency, 1950s
NPG x68269

Feliks Topolski, by Walter Hanlon - NPG x135000

Feliks Topolski

by Walter Hanlon
modern bromide print from original negative, 1954
NPG x135000

Feliks Topolski, by Ida Kar - NPG x125109

Feliks Topolski

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
NPG x125109

Feliks Topolski, by United Press International - NPG x139627

Feliks Topolski

by United Press International
bromide press print, 1966
NPG x139627

Feliks Topolski, by Godfrey Argent - NPG x166110

Feliks Topolski

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 2 May 1968
NPG x166110

Feliks Topolski, by Godfrey Argent - NPG x166111

Feliks Topolski

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 2 May 1968
NPG x166111

Feliks Topolski, by Patrick Lichfield - NPG x128479

Feliks Topolski

by Patrick Lichfield
archival inkjet print, February 1969
NPG x128479

Feliks Topolski, by Bob Collins - NPG x126190

Feliks Topolski

by Bob Collins
modern bromide print from original 35mm negative, 1971
NPG x126190

Feliks Topolski, by Bob Collins - NPG x136774

Feliks Topolski

by Bob Collins
bromide print, 1971
NPG x136774

Feliks Topolski, by Bob Collins - NPG x136775

Feliks Topolski

by Bob Collins
bromide print, 1971
NPG x136775

Feliks Topolski, by Nicholas Elder - NPG x4037

Feliks Topolski

by Nicholas Elder
bromide print on card mount, July 1974
NPG x4037

Dan Topolski; Feliks Topolski, by Angela Gorgas - NPG x133025

Dan Topolski; Feliks Topolski

by Angela Gorgas
modern bromide print from original negative, 1977
NPG x133025

Feliks Topolski, by Keith Collie - NPG x17996

Feliks Topolski

by Keith Collie
cibachrome print, 1979
NPG x17996

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Feliks Topolski

by Feliks Topolski
silkscreen print, 1988 or before
NPG D7219

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