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Study for 'Lord Scarman (1911–2004), Chancellor of the University (1977–1989)'

© Tom Phillips. All rights reserved, DACS 2017. Photo credit: University of Warwick

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Lord Scarman was a Judge and Law Lord from 1977–1986, and author of 'The Scarman Report, The Brixton Disorders 10-12 April 1981'. In the background of both the study and the final painting is a portrait of Mark Douglas, the Rastafarian who ran the restaurant in South London where Tom Phillips and Lord Scarman lunched during sittings.

University of Warwick


  • Date


  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    49.5 x 39.5 cm

  • Accession number


  • Acquisition method

    commissioned, 1989

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Mead Gallery University of Warwick, Coventry, West Midlands CV4 7AL England

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