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Ishbel Myerscough

(1968-), Artist

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist of 9 portraits
Painter, studied at Glasgow and the Slade Schools of Art. Myerscough is three times a minor prize-winner in the National Portrait Gallery's annual BP Portrait Award competition, and the first prize winner in 1995. As a result of this she was commissioned to paintHelen Mirren's and Sir Willard Wentworth White's portrait for the collection. In 1992 she painted Graham Gooch's portrait for the Marylebone Cricket Club. Myerscough paints entirely from life and usually has numerous sittings with her subjects.

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Willard White, by Ishbel Myerscough - NPG 6886

Willard White

by Ishbel Myerscough
oil on canvas, 2009
On display in Room 33 on Floor 0 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6886

Willard white, by Ishbel Myerscough - NPG 6892

Willard white

by Ishbel Myerscough
pen and ink and wash, 2009
NPG 6892

Helen Mirren, by Ishbel Myerscough - NPG D9470(b)

Helen Mirren

by Ishbel Myerscough
pen and ink and pencil, 1997
NPG D9470(b)





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