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Studies for the portrait of 'Trade Unionists' (NPG 5749): drawings by Hans Schwarz, 1984


7 Portraits in set

Studies and sketches for the commissioned portrait of three prominent trade unionists of the 1970s and 1980s. There are individual studies of Joseph Gormley, Baron Gormley; Sidney Weighell and Tom Jackson, as well as four sketches of the whole composition.

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Joe Gormley, by Hans Schwarz - NPG 5793(1)

Joe Gormley

by Hans Schwarz
pastel, crayon and ink on paper, 1984
NPG 5793(1)

Sidney Weighell, by Hans Schwarz - NPG 5793(2)

Sidney Weighell

by Hans Schwarz
pastel, crayon and ink on paper, 1984
NPG 5793(2)

Sir Thomas Jackson, by Hans Schwarz - NPG 5793(3)

Sir Thomas Jackson

by Hans Schwarz
pastel, crayon and ink on paper, 1984
NPG 5793(3)