Painter, born in London, of English, Scottish and Irish descent. A subtle Colourist who specialised in landscapes in Britain and on the continent. He trained at Sidcup School of Art, 1945–9, and after National Service attended Royal College of Art, 1951–5, winning an Abbey Minor Travelling Scholarship which took him to Italy. Was elected RA in 1974. He took part in many mixed shows and had a string of one-man exhibitions, including New Metropole Gallery, Folkestone; Leonie Jonleigh, Guildford; Little Studio, New York; and from the early 1980s a number at New Grafton Gallery. He was joint winner of the Grand Prix Contemporary Art Award, Monte Carlo, 1977; and the Sir Brinsley Ford Award, NEAC, of which he was a member, 1986; and House & Garden Award, 1994.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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