Caricature: Field Marshal Earl Alexander of Tunis

2018 No.1914 FM Earl Alexander of Tunis
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Incredible piece of detailed artwork.

Yes, a lot of research as being just post war the uniform he wore was not what was then usually worn for the installation. Quite different again in my father's time.

Great caricature Alix

Thank you, Heather and Romila. He was a great man.

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20/08/2020
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This was a commission by a member of his family and shows the Field Marshal in the uniform he wore when he was installed as the Constable of HM Tower of London, a position which my father also held at a later date. The customer was not aware of the connection when he approached me!

About the Artist
Alix Baker

After art school in London I spent several years in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Busy jobs suspended my art side and eventually I left to devote more time to it. For the greater part of my art career I was one of the UK's leading military artists specialising in military dress through theā€¦

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