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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA720194: John A.A. Berrie. "Sir Max Muspratt, Bt". Very Large Oil Painting Portrait.

John A.A. Berrie. "Sir Max Muspratt, Bt". Very Large Oil Painting Portrait.

£4,450    $5,797    €5,296
Artist: John Archibald Alexander Berrie A.R.C.A. R. Cam A. F.R.C.A. (1887-1962).
Title: Portrait of "Sir Max Muspratt". (1872-1934). 1st Baronet.
Signed. Dated Circa 1920.
Very large oil on canvas. Contained in it's original gilt frame.
Size: 50"x 40". Framed size: 55 1/2"x 45 1/2".
Now painting and frame cleaned. In very good ready to hang condition. Free UK delivery.
A very important painting by this internationally acclaimed portrait artist of royalty and aristocracy.
Sir Max Muspratt, 1st Baronet (3 February 1872 – 20 April 1934) was a British chemist and a politician in the city of Liverpool.
He was born at Seaforth Hall, Liverpool, the son of Edmund Knowles Muspratt and his wife Frances. The Muspratt family was originally from Dublin but moved to Liverpool in 1822 when James Muspratt, the father of Edmund, established a chemical factory in Vauxhall Road.
Max was educated at a private school in Hemel Hempstead and at Clifton College, Bristol, before studying industrial chemistry at Zürich Polytechnic. He joined the United Alkali Company in 1892 (the firm had been founded by his father), becoming a director in 1901 and its chairman from 1914. In 1926 the United Alkali Company merged with three other companies to form Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) and Muspratt was a director from its founding until until his death in 1934. He was also a director of the International Automatic Telephone Company. He was a member of the Society of Chemical Industry from 1894, becoming its Vice–President from 1904 to 1906 and again from 1921 to 1924. From 1924 he was chairman of the Association of British Chemical Manufacturers and from 1926–1927 president of the Federation of British Industries.
Muspratt was a Liberal and served on the Liverpool City Council from 1904. At the January 1910 general election he was returned to the House of Commons as Member of Parliament (MP) for Liverpool Exchange, but was not re-elected at the December 1...
Antique #SA720194, showcased on this page, originates from 1920. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
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