T00032 BARNETT FREEDMAN, C.B.E. c. 1947
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).
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I