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Lord Butterworth by Elisabeth Frink

Lord Butterworth by Elisabeth Frink
Accession Code: wu0102
Title: Lord Butterworth
Date completed: 1985
Medium: Sculpture
Location Name: Senate House
Location Floor:1

During her career Frink completed a number of portrait commissions including that of the composer Sir William Walton and actor Sir Alec Guiness. In 1985 the University approached her to commission a portrait of Lord Butterworth, the first Vice-Chancellor. This work is a formal portrait which concentrates on the likeness of the sitter.