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Self Portrait
© the artist / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Courtesy of Piano Nobile, Robert Travers (Works of Art) Ltd

Self Portrait 2011

Maggi Hambling (b.1945)

The Ruth Borchard Collection

British painter and sculptor. She was born in Hadleigh, Suffolk, and studied at the East Anglian School of Art (with Cedric Morris and Arthur Lett-Haines), 1960, Ipswich School of Art, 1962–4, Camberwell School of Art, 1964–7, and the Slade School, 1967–9. Her style is colourful and energetic and she is perhaps best known for her vigorous portraits, such as that of the eminent chemist Dorothy Hodgkin (1985, NPG, London).

Text source: A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art (Oxford University Press)


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