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Philip John Sutton

(1928-), Painter

Sitter in 6 portraits
Philip Sutton studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, London (1948-53) and subsequently taught there (1954-63). In 1963 he spent a year painting in Australia and Fiji, where his wife Heather made a film, Philip Sutton Working in Fiji. His vibrant oil paintings and woodcuts can be found in public collections including those of Tate Britain and the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. He married Heather in 1954, and his painting Heather in a Green Dress is owned by the Government Art Collection. Elected a Royal Academician in 1989.

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Philip John Sutton with his wife, Heather, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P797(48)

Philip John Sutton with his wife, Heather

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 10 January 1962
NPG P797(48)

Philip John Sutton, by Lewis Morley - NPG x131810

Philip John Sutton

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, early 1960s
NPG x131810

Philip John Sutton and his wife, Heather, by Bob Collins - NPG x126194

Philip John Sutton and his wife, Heather

by Bob Collins
modern bromide print from original 35mm negative, 1971
NPG x126194

Philip John Sutton, by Bob Collins - NPG x34135

Philip John Sutton

by Bob Collins
bromide fibre print, 1971
NPG x34135

Philip John Sutton, by Dennis Toff - NPG x131357

Philip John Sutton

by Dennis Toff
archival inkjet print, 20 November 2006
NPG x131357

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