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Original Noel Coward portrait at age 14 by his mentor Philip Streatfeild


Original Noel Coward portrait at age 14 by his mentor Philip Streatfeild
Original Noel Coward portrait at age 14 by his mentor Philip Streatfeild
Original Noel Coward portrait at age 14 by his mentor Philip Streatfeild

Original Noel Coward portrait at age 14 by his mentor Philip Streatfeild    Original Noel Coward portrait at age 14 by his mentor Philip Streatfeild
Original sketch of Noël Coward as 14-year-old boy by Philip Streatfeild. Documented in Noel Coward Paintings website. Philip Streatfeild was an English painter and bohemiandescended from the historic Streatfeild family. He studied at art college.

A successful artist, he had a studio off theKings Road in London. It has been suggested he received training under HenryScott Tuke.

He painted portraits of industrialists, the occasional actress andyoung children. He was acquainted with London society and was a friend ofRobbie Ross, patron of the arts and a former lover of Oscar Wilde. In 1914, Streatfeild became a mentor to the then-14-year-old actor and later famed author Noël Coward. In his book, "The Life of Noël Coward", Cole Leslie wrote: In. 1914, Noel wrote [to his mother] that he had met - without explaining how or where -an artist named Philip Streatfeild, who had a studio in Chelsea.

Philip Streatfield was then about thirty toNoel's fourteen. Mrs Coward does not mention this friendship in her notes ofNoel's youth, but she carefully kept the pencil portrait drew of him. Restoration conducted by The Huntington Library(huntington. 17.5" H x 11" W. (45cm H x 31cm W).

Frame dimensions: 27" H x 21" W. (69cm H x 53cm W). This item is in the category "Art\Art Drawings".

The seller is "timj3626" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  1. Artist: Philip Streatfeild
  2. Unit of Sale: Single Piece
  3. Size: Medium (up to 36in.

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  4. Signed: Yes
  5. Color: Pencil
  6. Date of Creation: 1900-1949
  7. Material: Pencil, Graphite
  8. Region of Origin: UK
  9. Framing: Matted & Framed
  10. Subject: Noel Coward, Portrait
  11. Listed By: Owner
  12. Type: Drawing
  13. Year of Production: 1914
  14. Original/Licensed Reproduction: Original
  15. Style: Realism
  16. Features: Signed
  17. Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  18. Time Period Produced: 1900-1924

Original Noel Coward portrait at age 14 by his mentor Philip Streatfeild    Original Noel Coward portrait at age 14 by his mentor Philip Streatfeild