Painter and draughtsman in colour and black-and-white with a special interest in plastics, born in Essex, where he attended Brentwood School. Jardine was at St Martin’s School of Art and studied in Brussels. He was responsible for a river fish series of stamps for the General Post Office, also completing commissions for Imperial Chemical Industries, Bakelite Ltd, Swedish Travel Bureau and publishers such as Collins, Eyre & Spottiswoode and Hutchinson. He was a member of SWLA and Society for Wildlife Art of the Nations and showed widely internationally. Lived in Chislet, Kent.
Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)
Fresh Run, Atlantic Salmon, Stackpil River, NorwayAlexander William Jardine (1913–1987)