We are grateful to Katherine Field for her assistance in preparing this catalogue entry which will be included in the Philip de László catalogue raisonné, currently presented in progress online: www.delaszlocatalogueraisonne.com
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Norman Louis Cappel was born in Liverpool in 1887, the eldest son of Louis Cappel and his wife Anna Springmann. He attended Charterhouse School in Godalming, Surrey and served in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves in the First World War.