Artist of 3 portraits
Glasgow-born Paul Emsley grew up in South Africa and won first prize in the BP Portrait Award (2007). ' His commissions for the gallery have included Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (2012) and the author V.S. Naipaul (2009), he also painted Nelson Mandela's portrait in 2010.
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