General Sir Brian Robertson

Made:
c. 1960
maker:
Norman Hepple

Painting, oil on canvas, portrait of General Sir Brian Robertson, Chairman, British Transport Commission, 1953-1961, by Norman Hepple, about 1960. Depicts General Robertson from the waist up, with his body at an angle and his head tilted to the left. He has a moustache and bushy eyebrows, and is wearing a light coloured jacket, with a yellow pullover and a red and blue tie. In the background are fields, a stone bridge across a river and a passing train hauled by a steam locomotive. Unsigned. Framed, unglazed. Plaque on the frame reads "General Sir Brian Robertson, GCB, GBE, KCMG, KCVO, DSO, MC, Chairman British Transport Commission, 1953 - 1961.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1988-8126
Materials:
canvas, oil paint
Measurements:
overall; frame: 985 mm x 860 mm x 60 mm,
overall; image: 748 mm x 621 mm
type:
portrait
credit:
British Rail, Add. not known

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