The East Kent School, 1987 by John Ward

Group portrait of Gerald Norden, Gordon L Davies, Jehan Daly and A.


Oil on canvas
102 x 127 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
The artist

C Slawson. This conversation-piece portrays a group of the artist's friends who, with one exception, all settled in East Kent. When painting the East Kent School, Ward made separate oil studies of his friends from which he painted their heads onto the canvas, completing them with further sittings from life.


The artist.

Venue details

The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge 18 High Street, CANTERBURY Kent CT1 2RA 01227 862162

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass

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