Paul Wyeth RBA - Mid 20th Century Charcoal Drawing, Young Boy
DescriptionPaul Wyeth RBA - Original Mid 20th Century Charcoal Drawing. Unsigned. Some foxing and small stain as pictured.Paul Wyeth (1920 - 1983). Paul Wyeth R.P. was born in 1920 and lived in London. He studied at Hammersmith and Willesden Schools of Art and the Royal College of Art intermittently between 1934 and 1948, under teachers including Douglas I Smart, Raymond Coxon, Gilbert Spencer and Alfred Egerton Cooper, who painted a portrait of Wyeth in battledress. He went on to teach at Hammersmith School of Art and the Sir John Cass School. He wrote instructional books including How To Paint in Oils (with Tom Horabin; Paul Elek, 1953) and How To Paint In Water-Colour (International Publications Service, 1958), and in 1964 contributed a series of technical articles to The Artist magazine. Wyeth painted several murals at York Assembly Rooms during their 1951 restoration. His most prestigious commission was a portrait of Sir Winston Churchill, in commemoration of the former Prime Minister's investiture as a Knight of the Garter in 1953. He was a member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, the Royal Society of British Artists and the Society des Artistes Français, and won Gold and Silver medals at Paris Salon. He also showed at the Royal Academy, Wildenstein, Mall Galleries and Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool. The actress Carina Wyeth is his daughter. Wyeth passed away in 1983.For more information please click here.
28.1 x 33.6cm (11.1" x 13.2")
From a collection of drawings obtained from Paul Wyeth's studio sale.
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|Artist||Paul Wyeth RBA|
|Date||Mid 20th Century|
|Dimensions||28.1 x 33.6cm|
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