T. E. Lawrence — Eric Kennington: Artist

“I first saw him in Lowell Thomas’s film at the Albert Hall: glorious photography, glamour and oratory…” Eric Kennington

Bust of T. E. Lawrence by Eric Kennington. Image: christies.com

When Kennington came out of the Albert Hall on that sunny day in 1920 he felt ‘drunk’ with emotion and was determined to meet this Lawrence of Arabia somehow. Sadly, he found it impossible: even Lowell Thomas refused to divulge Lawrence’s address. Over the days and weeks…

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