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Display of Leaving Portraits. Reproduced by permission of the Provost and Fellows of Eton College © Eton College
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Eton College study day, 4 April 2019

Charles Rothschild (1877-1923), banker and entomologist, by Sir Hubert von Herkomer oil on canvas, 1908 © National Portrait Gallery, London
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Call for Papers: Goldsmiths and Bankers as Collectors

Self-portrait combing Esme's hair by Chantal Joffe, 2009 ⓒ Chantal Joffe, Courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro, London/Venice
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Exhibitions and symposium: Painting Childhood: From Holbein to Freud and Childhood Now, 16 March to 16 June 2019