Title of Piece:
Studio Sketch
Artist:
WARD, John RA (1917-)
ID Number:
2827
Acquisition Number:
608
Acquisition Number (Sub):
0
Cost:
Additional Information:
Artist Notes:
John Ward was born in Hereford, where he studied art before going on to the Royal College. He has become well-known as a Royal portrait painter, famously painting Diana, Princess of Wales in 1984 wearing the satin dress from her wedding. He has also worked as an illustrator, notably making fashion sketches and interiors for Vogue, and illustrating Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee in 1959. He has been a Royal Academician since 1965 and was created a CBE in 1985.
Town:
Machynlleth
Location of Art:
MOMA y Tabernacl
Buyer:
Diana Armfield
Medium of Art:
watercolour
Dimensions:
29.8 x 34.3 (F); 17.1 x 22.2 (U)
Year of Purchase:
1990
Copyright Notes: