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Portrait of Carel Weight by Robin Darwin


Unusually for a Principal of the RCA, Darwin was a talented painter himself, landscape being his favourite subject matter. Here he has painted a portrait of his colleague, the painter Carel Weight.
Artist:Robin Darwin
Artwork type:painting
Material:oil on canvas
Measurements:760 x 690 x 20 mm
Technique:Figure's suit is very thinly painted; expressive brushstrokes; some scratching in the modelling of the figure's hair
Date:1957
Location:Royal College of Art
Culture:English
Rights owner:Lady Darwin
Rights status:UK HE use only
Institution:Royal College of Art

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