© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Royal Shakespeare Company Collection
Portrait and landscape painter in oil and watercolour, and teacher. Studied at Byam Shaw School of Drawing and Painting under F E Jackson, Glyn Philpot and Charles Shannon, 1926–30. He became principal of Byam Shaw, 1946–55. Phillips exhibited at RA, RP, RWS, NEAC and Cooling Galleries. Tate Gallery holds his portrait of Mrs Carter Gifford. Lived in Maldon, Essex.
Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)