Telling the Survivors’ Tales at Queen’s Gallery, Holyrood, Edinburgh

Stuart Pearson Wright, 'Rachel Levy'
Stuart Pearson Wright, 'Rachel Levy'

Title:
Seven Portraits: Surviving the Holocaust

From: 17 Mar 2022

To: 6 Jun 2022

Venue:
Queen’s Gallery
Palace of Holyroodhouse
Canongate
Edinburgh
Edinburgh & the Lothians
EH8 8DX

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Commissioned by The Prince of Wales, Seven Portraits: Surviving the Holocaust at the Queen’s Gallery at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh pays tribute to the stories of seven Holocaust survivors. Each sitter, painted by a different artist, sought refuge in Britain after the second world war and each has in recent years been honoured for services to Holocaust awareness and education. The portraits which will become part of the Royal Collection. The seven survivors are: Lily Ebert, painted by Ishbel Myerscough; Helen Aronson, painted by Paul Benney; Arek Hersh, painted by Massimiliano Pironti; Anita Lasker Wallfisch, painted by Peter Kuhfeld; Rachel Levy, painted by Stuart Pearson Wright; Manfred Goldberg, painted by Clara Drummond; and Zigi Shipper, painted by Jenny Saville.

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