Portrait of a Woman in a Blue Dress by Naviasky

Blue Plaque Unveiling for Philip Naviasky

Leeds Civic Trust are delighted to be unveiling our 194th blue plaque to celebrate Philip Naviasky.

Philip Naviasky was a portrait and landscape artist, who was born and raised in Leeds to Polish-Jewish parents.

Naviasky was noted for his paintings of local women and girls, he is also remembered for his portraits of Prime Ministers Winston Churchill and Ramsay MacDonald.

1894 – 1983

The unveiling will take place at Philip Naviasky’s home where he lived from 1926 to his death in 1983.

Event information: 

24 May, 16:00 – 16:30 

The unveiling will take place at 579 Scotthall Road Leeds LS7 2NF.

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Supporting Event: 

Philip Naviasky exhibition at The Left Bank

To celebrate the works of Philip Naviasky The Left Bank will be host to a wonderful collection of paintings, drawings and memorabilia of Leeds artist Philip Naviasky.

This exhibition will feature works from a number of private collections of Naviasky’s work which are rarely available for public viewing; alongside the exhibition there will be talks and workshops designed to explore the art of portrait and landscape painting.

22 May – 31 May

Please note:

There will be an opening event for the exhibition on Wednesday 22 May 18:00 – 21:00 

To find out more click here 


Philip Naviasky Crowdfunding

Help support the cost of the Blue Plaque for  Leeds artist Philip Naviasky and a 2 week exhibition of his work at Left Bank Leeds.

Make a donation 

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