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Portraiture Now: The Legacy of William Orpen's Painting in Portraiture Today

Portraiture Now:
The Legacy of William Orpen’s Painting in Portraiture Today

Wednesday 29 January
Doors open 6.45pm | 7pm
£15 | Friends £13.50

 

In association with the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, exhibiting in Watts Contemporary Gallery from
11 January - 23 February 2020 (pg. 3).

 

Sir William Orpen was President of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters from 1924 - 1930. During this time, many other of the period’s influential portrait painters also became members, including Sir Augustus John and Ambrose McEvoy. Drawing on the techniques and stylistic changes to portraiture in the early part of the 20th century, this panel discussion will explore the influence of Orpen and his contemporaries on portrait painting today. Chaired by Brice Curator, Dr Cicely Robinson. Speakers will include members of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and Charlie Schaffer, winner of the BP Portrait Prize 2019.

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Portraiture Now:
The Legacy of William Orpen’s Painting in Portraiture Today

Wednesday 29 January
Doors open 6.45pm | 7pm
£15 | Friends £13.50

 

In association with the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, exhibiting in Watts Contemporary Gallery from
11 January - 23 February 2020 (pg. 3).

 

Sir William Orpen was President of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters from 1924 - 1930. During this time, many other of the period’s influential portrait painters also became members, including Sir Augustus John and Ambrose McEvoy. Drawing on the techniques and stylistic changes to portraiture in the early part of the 20th century, this panel discussion will explore the influence of Orpen and his contemporaries on portrait painting today. Chaired by Brice Curator, Dr Cicely Robinson. Speakers will include members of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and Charlie Schaffer, winner of the BP Portrait Prize 2019.

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