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Clear Vision: Brockhurst, Frampton and Kelly

Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
by Sir Gerald Kelly
circa 1938
NPG 4962

PAST DISPLAY ARCHIVE

Until 8 July 2007
Room 33
Free admission

This display brings together three fascinating portraitists: Gerald Brockhurst, Meredith Frampton and Gerald Kelly. Each achieved distinction in the 1930s. Collectively their work demonstrates a shared sensibility which emphasises the physical presence of the sitter: closely observed and rendered with a clear, meticulous realism.