Sitter in 1 portrait
Please Like other favourites!
If they inspire you please support our work.
by Michael Wardbromide print, 15 April 1975NPG x27092
Can you tell us more about this person? Spotted an error, information that is missing (a sitter’s life dates, occupation or family relationships, or a date of portrait for example) or do you know anything that we don't know? If you have information to share please complete the form below.
If you require information from us, please use our Archive enquiry service. You can buy a print of most illustrated portraits. Select the portrait of interest to you, then look out for a Buy a Print button. Prices start at £6 for unframed prints, £25 for framed prints. If you wish to license an image, please use our Rights and Images service.
Please note that we cannot provide valuations.
We digitise over 8,000 portraits a year and we cannot guarantee being able to digitise images that are not already scheduled.
06 January 2019, 09:22
Karen Usborne was born in America in 1941. She is the daughter of Wodehouse scholar Richard Usborne. Educated at Cranborne Chase sister school of Bryanston. She read Art and History at Oxford and in London. In the 80's she exhibited at the Royal Academy and her work is held in collections all over the world. She has written childrens books (including best seller 'My Passport to France') and illustrated for a range of magasines and publications.
26 August 2016, 17:52
Ms Usborne is/was a print maker. I bought the lower of the two prints shown in your photograph in 1975/6 is I bought it from small gallery sited in Lambs Conduit Street just opposite the Lamb Public House. My copy is 5 out of 30 and the prints were produced in 1975
There are occasions when we are unsure of the identity of a sitter or artist, their life dates, occupation or have not recorded their family relationships. Sometimes we have not recorded the date of a portrait. Do you have specialist knowledge or a particular interest about any aspect of the portrait or sitter or artist that you can share with us? We would welcome any information that adds to and enhances our information and understanding about a particular portrait, sitter or artist.
How do you know this? Please could you let us know your source of information.
The National Portrait Gallery will NOT use your information to contact you or store for any other purpose than to investigate or display your contribution. By ticking permission to publish you are indicating your agreement for your contribution to be shown on this collection item page. Please note your email address will not be displayed on the page nor will it be used for any marketing material or promotion of any kind.
Please ensure your comments are relevant and appropriate. Your contributions must be polite and with no intention of causing trouble. All contributions are moderated.
If you tick permission to publish your name will appear above your contribution on our website.
Contributions are moderated. We'll need your email address so that we can follow up on the information provided and contact you to let you know when your contribution has been published.