8 May 2008
Sir William Orpen, R.H.A., R.A. (1878-1931)
Portrait of Claude Bishop
signed 'ORPEN' (upper left)
oil on canvas
42¼ x 38½ in. (107.3 x 97.8 cm.)
Painted in 1911.
The sitter and by descent to the present owner.
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London, Royal Academy, 1911, no. 771.
This work will be included in the catalogue raisonné currently being prepared by Christopher Pearson of the Orpen Research Project.
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