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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.

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James Fitzmaurice-Kelly, by Sir John Lavery - NPG 2018

James Fitzmaurice-Kelly

by Sir John Lavery
oil on canvas, 1898
NPG 2018

Charles Gore, by Sir John Lavery - NPG 5526

Charles Gore

by Sir John Lavery
oil on canvas, 1905
NPG 5526

Maggie Teyte, by Sir John Lavery - NPG 6363

Maggie Teyte

by Sir John Lavery
oil on canvas, 1907
NPG 6363

Irene Vanbrugh, by Sir John Lavery - NPG 5821

Irene Vanbrugh

by Sir John Lavery
oil on canvas, 1916
NPG 5821

Edward Knoblock, by Sir John Lavery - NPG 6471

Edward Knoblock

by Sir John Lavery
oil on canvasboard, circa 1930
NPG 6471

Ramsay MacDonald, by Sir John Lavery - NPG 2959

Ramsay MacDonald

by Sir John Lavery
oil on canvas, 1931
NPG 2959

John Edward Redmond, after Sir John Lavery - NPG D39663

John Edward Redmond

after Sir John Lavery
photogravure, (1916)
NPG D39663

Edward Henry Carson, 1st Baron Carson, after Sir John Lavery - NPG D32710

Edward Henry Carson, 1st Baron Carson

after Sir John Lavery
aquatint, published 1917
NPG D32710

Edward Henry Carson, 1st Baron Carson, after Sir John Lavery - NPG D32711

Edward Henry Carson, 1st Baron Carson

after Sir John Lavery
aquatint, published 1917
NPG D32711

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Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by Norman Hirst, after Sir John Lavery
mezzotint, 1918
NPG D49384


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