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Humphrey Ocean

(1951-), Painter

Humphrey Ocean (Humphrey Anthony Erdeswick Butler-Bowdon)

Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist of 12 portraits
Humphrey Ocean studied at Canterbury Art School from 1970 to 1973. He had his first major solo exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London in 1984. He has since shown at the Tate Liverpool and the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London. In 2002 he was artist in residence at Dulwich Picture Gallery, London. Many of his portrait commissions are in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London. He was appointed Professor of Perspective at the Royal Academy of Arts in 2012.

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Humphrey Ocean, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210056

Humphrey Ocean

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1970s
NPG x210056

Humphrey Ocean; Paul McCartney, by Linda McCartney - NPG x19172

Humphrey Ocean; Paul McCartney

by Linda McCartney
bromide print, circa 1983
NPG x19172

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Humphrey Ocean

by Guardian
resin print
NPG x26334

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Julian Clifton

03 August 2021, 21:34

He taught at Camberwell College of Art in the 90’s