Robert Buhler Barnett Freedman c.1947

Artwork details

Artist
Robert Buhler 1916–1989
Title
Barnett Freedman
Date c.1947
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 762 x 635 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1955
Reference
T00032
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T00032 BARNETT FREEDMAN, C.B.E. c. 1947
 
Not inscribed.
 
Canvas, 30×25 (76×63).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1955.
Exh: R.A., 1955 (79).
Repr: Royal Academy Illustrated, 1955, p.8.

Barnett Freedman (1901–58), painter and illustrator, is represented in the Gallery by five works. He received the C.B.E. in 1946. This portrait was probably painted in 1947 (letter from the artist, 15 February 1960).

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I

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