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Rodrigo Moynihan

(1910-1990), Painter

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 8 portraits
Painter, principally of portraits and still-life. After experimenting with abstraction in the 1930s, his work became associated with the sober realism of the Euston Road School. Professor of Painting at the Royal College of Art 1948-57.

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Sir Lawrence Gowing, by Rodrigo Moynihan - NPG 5542

Sir Lawrence Gowing

by Rodrigo Moynihan
oil on canvas, 1938
NPG 5542

Rodrigo Moynihan, by Rodrigo Moynihan - NPG 5827

Rodrigo Moynihan

by Rodrigo Moynihan
oil on canvas, 1939
NPG 5827

Benedict Nicolson, by Rodrigo Moynihan - NPG 5233

Benedict Nicolson

by Rodrigo Moynihan
oil on canvas, 1977-1978
NPG 5233

Sir Lawrence Gowing, by Rodrigo Moynihan - NPG 5266

Sir Lawrence Gowing

by Rodrigo Moynihan
oil on canvas, 1979
NPG 5266

Margaret Thatcher, by Rodrigo Moynihan - NPG 5728

Margaret Thatcher

by Rodrigo Moynihan
oil on canvas, 1983-1985
NPG 5728

Dame Peggy Ashcroft, by Rodrigo Moynihan - NPG 5712

Dame Peggy Ashcroft

by Rodrigo Moynihan
oil on canvas, 1984
NPG 5712

Rodrigo Moynihan, after Rodrigo Moynihan - NPG D39078

Rodrigo Moynihan

after Rodrigo Moynihan
offset lithograph, 1978
NPG D39078

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Denis Hopking

26 January 2018, 06:21

There is no mention of his celebrated portrait of Princess Elisabeth of York done in 1946 which made him famous. Collection of the late Queen Mother.

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