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John Francis Alexander Heath-Stubbs (1918–2006), OBE

© the artist / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: The Queen's College, University of Oxford

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From his late teens his sight deteriorated rapidly and he won a Barker Exhibition in English at Queen's College, 1939, where among Heath-Stubbs's teachers were C. S. Lewis and Charles Williams. Fellow students at Queen's were Drummond Allison and Sidney Keyes, with whom he appeared in 'Eight Oxford Poets' (1941).

The Queen's College, University of Oxford





oil on canvas


H 44 x W 34 cm

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Acquisition method

purchased, 2007

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signed and dated


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The Queen's College, University of Oxford

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