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Sir Claus Moser

© the estate of R. B. Kitaj. Photo credit: Ben Uri Collection

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This striking portrait of distinguished German émigré statistician Claus Moser, Baron Moser, KCB CBE (1922–2015) is executed in Kitaj’s characteristic dynamic and highly coloured figurative style and was originally commissioned by the Royal Opera House.

Ben Uri Gallery & Museum



Sir Claus Moser




pastel on paper


H 77 x W 57 cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

presented by the artist through Marlborough Fine Art, 2004

Work type

Drawing & watercolour

Signature/marks description

Signed (lower left): Kitaj


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Ben Uri Gallery & Museum

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