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Redpath wrote to Borchard: ‘... a self portrait in oil of me about 20-odd years ago. As you can imagine at 69 I don’t look like the portrait now, but it isn’t bad (I think)’ On the side of the letter is a crucial afterthought: ‘the date would have to be marked as I shouldn’t like anyone to think I paint myself 20 years younger.’

The Ruth Borchard Collection




oil on board


H 53 x W 43 cm

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acquired by Ruth Borchard as part of the original collection

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The Ruth Borchard Collection

Greater London England

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