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Portrait of an Anglesey Man, a painting by Karel Lek (1929-2020), oil on canvas, date unknown.

Karel Lek – a short biography.

Belgian refugee Karel Lek, who moved to Bangor in North Wales (and subsequently Beaumaris on Ynys Môn), became an artist after the war. He exhibited his work at numerous galleries in Britain and Europe, including the Royal Academy. Karel was inducted into the Royal Cambrian Academy in 1955 and was awarded an MBE in 2003. He passed away on St David’s Day in 2020.


Art UK, Portrait of an Anglesey Man, Karel Lek (1929–2020), Bangor University [accessed 23 August 2022]

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