Wednesday, 29 April 2009

Harry Patch Portrait

Peter Kuhfeld - Portrait of Harry Patch (2009)This portrait of Harry Patch - at 111 the oldest surviving British hero of World War I - was unveiled today, prior to its showing at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Exhibition at London's Mall Galleries (CLICK). The artist, Peter Kuhfeld, painted the portrait during two sittings at the care home in Somerset where Mr Patch resides. A "privilege" to paint him, says the artist.


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