Sir John Lavery(1856-1941), Painter
Sitter in 19 portraits
Artist associated with 17 portraits
Born in Belfast and brought up on a farm in Northern Ireland, Lavery was apprenticed to a painter-photographer in Glasgow and attended the Glasgow School of Art. He was exhibiting as an independent artist by 1879. He became a society portrait painter and official court painter.
Watch a film clip on the artist from the BBC Archive in the Media section below
by Bassano Ltd
halftone reproduction, published 2 August 1916
for Paramount Productions Inc.
bromide press print, 1936
by Edward Malindine, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 30 April 1937
by Unknown photographer
5 x 4 inch glass negative, 1938
by Alexander ('Alick') Penrose Forbes Ritchie
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 7 May 1913