Ram Gopal by Feliks Topolski – Slide

Series nameRam Gopal: 1970 - 2000

This digitised 35mm slide is of a colour portrait depicting Ram Gopal in his dance role of Krishna. The portrait is by artist Feliks Topolski (1907 -1989) and measures 244cm by 107.5 cm. It is painted in watercolour, gouache and silkscreen on paper and is currently on display at the National Portrait Gallery in London. The portrait was completed in 1973.

Date of Creation / Publication1973
CreatorTopolski, Feliks
Associated Person/ OrganisationGopal, Ram
Collection and Reference NumberRam Gopal Collection (GB 2661 RGL)
Catalogue NumberRGL/DEC/1970/1
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Ann David, academic researcher and friend of Ram Gopal, and with Pam Cullen, Executor of the Ram Gopal Estate.
Series notesThis grouping features a magazine article, and photographs taken in the mid 1990s.
Collection notesThe digitised material in the Ram Gopal Collection dates back to 1938 and includes black and white as well as colour photographs, several flyers and extracts from books including Ram Gopal's autobiography. The items also include newspaper articles, images of dance costumes, slides, advertisements and performance programmes.