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  • Title: Speaker Bernard Weatherill
  • Artist: Robin-Lee Hall
  • Date: 1991--
  • Medium: Oil painting
  • Dimensions: 102cm (h) x 81cm (w) x - (d) x - (dia)
  • Categories: Portraits
  • Catalogue number: WOA 3578
  • Description: Robin Lee-Hall studied at St martins School of Art and has been twice finalist at the BP portrait awards. Amongst her commissions Lee-Hall has also painted Sir David Steel and Sir Patrick Moore\' I aim to paint people as real living beings, not still lives\'.

    The Rt Hon Bernard Weatherill, Speaker of the House of Commons 1983-1992, is painted wearing traditional Speakers attire and chose to sit in front of linen fold paneling significant as he came from a family of tailors. Weatherill was raised to peerage as baron Weatherill of North Croydon in the Borough of Croydon in 1992.

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