L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e ~ D o s t o ï e v s k i

L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e  ~  D o s t o ï e v s k i



Thursday, June 26, 2014

Philip de László, portraits of his five sons


Henry Guinness de László (1901-1967)

1915.
Circa 1906.

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Stephen Philip de László (1904-1939) 
(He died at thirty-five of injuries from a car accident.)

1912.
In Spanish costume, 1919.
In Spanish costume, 1919.

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Paul Leonardo de László (1906-1983)

As a young Bacchus, 1911.
1910.
1916.

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Patrick David de László (1909-1980)

1918.
1919.
1932.

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John Adolphus de László (1912-1990)

"The Temptation", 1919.
1918.
1917.






2 comments:

  1. I had no idea he had children or died at the age of 35! These are great -you can see the tenderness in them.

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    1. His son Stephen died at thirty-five. (A week after the accident, that had also killed his wife. So sad....) The prolific father lived to the age of sixty-eight. Though some say his life was probably shortened by the trauma of having been - pointlessly - interned as an enemy alien during WWI. A British citizen since 1914, with a British wife and five British sons, he was still held for over a year - and not even allowed to paint for most of that time. Wretched.

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