David Rolt - portraits - Portrait of Irene Handl
Irene Handl, the very popular British comedienne and character actress, was a friend of the artist. She began her career late but starred in over 50 films between 1937 and 1987. On stage she is remembered for playing Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by Jonathan Miller in 1975. More about her can be found at: https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Irene_Handl
The painting has been recently restored.