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Nobel Prize Winner May 13, 2016

Filed under: Artists,Dorothy Hodgkin,Nobel Prize,Portraits — Janet @ 2:17 pm
NPG 5797; Dorothy Hodgkin by Maggi Hambling

by Maggi Hambling, oil on canvas, 1985 

Portrait of Dorothy Hodgkin.  She is the only female to win the Nobel Prize in chemistry.  The portrait is in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery in London.

 

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