Elvis by David Oxtoby

David Oxtoby was devoted to portraying popular musicians, from Elvis Presley to David Bowie, in large paintings and smaller print work.


Details

Medium:
Ink, pencil and gouache on paper
Dimensions:
97 × 65.1cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,160 ( Total: £4,160)
Acquired in:
2015
Vendor:
Redfern Gallery

This double-sided sketch presents two well-known portrayals of the King, and complements a series of 41 etchings given by the artist in 2011.

Provenance

The artist.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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