Jack Jacob (1908–2000), Seated, Half-Length

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The outstanding British exponent of civil court procedure during the twentieth century, Jacob established and developed civil procedure as a subject of university study and helped bridge the gap between the academic and professional worlds. The work is framed and the artist attribution is by James Flower, Bonhams. From the IALS Annual Report 1987–1988: '…on 21 June 1988 Lord Woolf, Chairman of the Committee of Management, welcomed some hundred guests to the Institute on the occasion of the hanging of the portraits of Sir Jack Jacob and of Professor Aubrey Diamond…'. The work is located at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.

Senate House, University of London



Jack Jacob (1908–2000), Seated, Half-Length




oil on canvas


H 76 x W 64 cm

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signed indistinctly and dated '88


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Malet St Bloomsbury , London, Greater London WC1E 7HU England

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