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Leonard Rosoman

(1913-2012), Painter

Sitter in 7 portraits
Artist of 4 portraits
Leonard Rosoman was born in 1913 and studied at the King Edward VII School of Art, at Durham University, the Royal Academy and the Central School. From 1937 he taught at art schools including Camberwell School of Art, Edinburgh College of Art and the Royal College of Art. He was appointed official war artist to the Admiralty 1943-45. Rosoman became a Royal Academician in 1970 and was awarded the OBE in 1981. In 1988 he executed a cycle of vault paintings for Lambeth Palace Chapel. He has exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Royal Scottish Academy, the Fine Art Society and in New York and Holland. Amongst collections that own his work are the Tate, the Imperial War Museum and the Victoria and Albert.

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Leonard Rosoman, by Baron Studios - NPG x125580

Leonard Rosoman

by Baron Studios
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 6 May 1955
NPG x125580

Leonard Rosoman, by Baron Studios - NPG x125581

Leonard Rosoman

by Baron Studios
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 6 May 1955
NPG x125581

Leonard Rosoman, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x14192

Leonard Rosoman

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1964
NPG x14192

Leonard Rosoman, by Dennis Toff - NPG x131355

Leonard Rosoman

by Dennis Toff
archival inkjet print, 20 February 2007
NPG x131355

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Leonard Rosoman

by William MacQuitty
bromide fibre print, 1943
NPG x34803


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