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Lord Ashfield portrait engraving William Orpen

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Lord Ashfield


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Original antique portrait print


Printed on India Paper and signed in ink by Ashfield himself. Albert Henry Stanley, 1st Baron Ashfield (1874-1948) was managing director, then chairman of the Underground Electric Railways Company of London and later chairman of the London Passenger Transport Board during the London Underground's greatest period of expansion. He also held political office as President of the Board of Trade between 1916 and 1919. Sir William Orpen (1878-1931) was an Irish artist. He studied at the Metropolitan School of Art in Dublin and the Slade School in London. He became known for his portraits of public figures and during his career produced over 600 of these pictures. Faint watermark to left edge of image. Rare

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artist After Sir William Orpen
method Photogravure
date C1925
size 315mm by 260mm (platemark)
SKU PT1661