[Mitchell, Victor Leonard William] 1925-1980 :[Portrait of Nugent Welch] 1957.

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Mitchell, Victor Leonard William, 1925-1980

Seated frontal portrait to below the waist, of painter Nugent Welch, wearing a brown suit, brown felt hat, blue striped shirt, blue tie with red paisley-pattern shapes. In his left hand he holds a paintbox, and in his right hand a brush.

Also known as "Painter (1877-1970)" in the catalogue of the Paris Salon, 1971, where it won a gold medal with five other portraits.

The subject was Mitchell's tutor in watercolours at Wellington Technical College School of Art, and remained a close friend until Mitchell left for Holland in 1960.

Other Titles - Painter (1877-1970).

Inscriptions: Recto - bottom right - Leonard Mitchell, 1957

Quantity: 1 oil(s).

Physical Description: Oil on canvas, 1010 x 820 mm.

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1 oil(s), Works of art, Oil paintings, Portraits, Oil on canvas, 1010 x 820 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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