John Stanton Ward (1917-2007)

BIOGRAPHY

John Ward is rightly famed for his portraits of the Royal Family, members of the establishment and society figures.  Born in Hereford in 1917, he trained at the RCA and was the artist from whom the Prince of Wales received his first professional lessons in painting. He was a painter and draughtsman of exceptional ability, exhibiting at Agnews and the Maas Gallery in London.