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Finding a Face: Selected Portraits from the Collections

Charles Conder (1868-1909), ‘Mrs Conder in Pink’, oil on canvas


Finding a Face: Selected Portraits from the Collections
Now open 
New Walk Museum & Art Gallery

This exhibition showcases selected portraits from Leicester’s permanent collection, dating from the 16th - 21st centuries. Different cultures have sought to make and preserve images of themselves or their communities since prehistory, as a record of their lives and as a means of immortalising themselves for future generations.

The display including portraits by Michael Landy, Chila Burman, John Bratby, Allan Ramsay, Philip Downs and Sarup Singh. 

Image: Charles Conder (1868-1909), Mrs Conder in Pink, oil on canvas.