Painter, adept at catching the spirit of a place, who travelled widely. He was born in Longtown, Cumberland, and studied at RWA and Signorina Simi’s Academy in Florence, Italy. Was a full member of Chelsea Arts Club, living nearby, and from 1988 was president of Chelsea Art Society. Group shows included RA Summer Exhibition, 1961–99; Paris Salon, 1965; and NEAC, 2002. Had solo exhibitions at Hazlitt, Gooden and Fox 1972–74–77; Morton Morris & Co, 1982–85; Leger Gallery, 1989–92–95; and Fine Art Society 1999–02, plus many others in America and the Middle East. Works held by House of Lords; Honourable Artillery Company; Royal Artillery, Woolwich; the Vintners’ and Grocers’ Companies; and private collections around the world.
Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)