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George Harcourt

(1868-1947), Portrait and figure painter

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist of 3 portraits
George Harcourt was born in Dunbarton, Scotland. He studied at the Herkomer School of Art, Bushey, and subsequently became an assistant teacher there. Harcourt exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1893. In 1919 Harcourt became ARA, and he became RA in 1926. He was also well-known abroad, winning medals at the Paris Salons and the Amsterdam International Exhibition.

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Sir Maurice Fitzmaurice, by George Harcourt - NPG 4928

Sir Maurice Fitzmaurice

by George Harcourt
oil on canvas, exhibited 1924
NPG 4928

Clement Attlee, by George Harcourt - NPG 4593

Clement Attlee

by George Harcourt
oil on canvas, 1946
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4593

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