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Eric Wright Mr H Shephard

oil on canvas

61 x 48 cm

Image courtesy of the sitter’s estate

The subject of this portrait by Eric Wright is lawyer Henry ‘Hank’ Walter Shephard (1880-1968). The painting had been commissioned to honour him as the foundation president of Parramatta Rotary Club. Originally, Shephard was incorrectly spelled as Shepherd in the work’s title.