• Philip de László: Pre- Age 40 Portraits

    3 monthes ago - By Art Contrarian

    Philip de László (1869-1937) was one of England's most prominent portrait painters during the first third of the 20th century. Some considered him the successor to John Singer Sargent, and I used that thought as the "hook" for this post about him. László's Wikipedia entry is here .
    Today's post presents some of the portraits he made before he was 40 years old, so his skills were fairly mature but perhaps not fully formed. Pre-1899 works were not evident in a Google search, though I surely must have missed some. Those paintings were made when he lived in Budapest.
    The portraits below are...
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