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Paul Nash

(1889-1946), Artist

Sitter in 32 portraits
Artist of 1 portrait
Painter and watercolourist. Nash's style was greatly influenced by serving with the Artists' Rifles during the First World War, and his name is particularly associated with war paintings such as We are Making a New World and The Menin Road. During the 1930s his abiding concern with landscape was modified by an interest in Surrealism, and he exhibited both found objects and paintings with Surrealist groups in 1936, 1937 and 1938.

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Paul Nash, by Rupert Lee - NPG 4134

Paul Nash

by Rupert Lee
pen and pencil, 1913
NPG 4134

Paul Nash, by Helen Muspratt - NPG P568

Paul Nash

by Helen Muspratt
bromide print, 1932
NPG P568

Paul Nash, by Helen Muspratt - NPG P569

Paul Nash

by Helen Muspratt
bromide print, 1932
NPG P569

Paul Nash, by Helen Muspratt - NPG P570

Paul Nash

by Helen Muspratt
bromide print, 1932
NPG P570

Paul Nash, by Helen Muspratt - NPG P571

Paul Nash

by Helen Muspratt
bromide print, circa 1932
NPG P571

Paul Nash, by Helen Muspratt - NPG P572

Paul Nash

by Helen Muspratt
modern resin-coated print, circa 1932
NPG P572

Paul Nash, by Helen Muspratt - NPG P573

Paul Nash

by Helen Muspratt
bromide print, circa 1932
NPG P573

Paul Nash, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x19064

Paul Nash

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 29 April 1918
NPG x19064

Paul Nash, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x19065

Paul Nash

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 29 April 1918
NPG x19065

Paul Nash, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x19066

Paul Nash

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 29 April 1918
NPG x19066

Paul Nash, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x4084

Paul Nash

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 29 April 1918
NPG x4084

Paul Nash, by Unknown photographer - NPG x127187

Paul Nash

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1918
NPG x127187

Paul Nash, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x18813

Paul Nash

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 30 August 1922
NPG x18813

Paul Nash, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x18949

Paul Nash

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 30 October 1922
NPG x18949

Paul Nash, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x18950

Paul Nash

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 30 October 1922
NPG x18950

Paul Nash, by Lance Sieveking - NPG x4091

Paul Nash

by Lance Sieveking
vintage copy print, 1924
NPG x4091

Paul Nash, by Unknown photographer - NPG x4089

Paul Nash

by Unknown photographer
vintage copy print, 1930-1932
NPG x4089

Paul Nash, by Lance Sieveking - NPG x4090

Paul Nash

by Lance Sieveking
vintage copy print, 1930s
NPG x4090

Paul Nash's hand, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG x38794

Paul Nash's hand

by Ramsey & Muspratt
vintage copy print, circa 1932
NPG x38794

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Madeleine Dockar (née Daglish)

13 February 2020, 14:21

Good afternoon
Paul Nash painted the portrait of Alice Daglish in 1921. This picture was in our family until 2002 when it was sold by my Aunt. Alice Daglish was my grandmother. She gave birth to twin boys in 1925 - my father and my uncle. My grandfather (Eric Fitch Daglish was a lithograph student of Paul's) divorced my grandmother in 1933 and remarried a lady name Lena Rutland in 1934. In 1944 they have a daughter(Jennifer) and in 1954 they have a son named Stephen. Stephen and his half brother, my father, were in touch regularly over the years. Following a DNA test done 2 years ago it transpires that they are not related in any way. My belief is that Eric Daglish was not related to my father. I have a number of family photos to back up my theory but no proof - would you be interested to share my findings? My only interest is to know more about my family history. I look forward to hearing from you. Yours sincerely Madeleine Dockar (née Daglish)

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