Andrew Festing PPRP
If possible, I like people to sit for approximately four days and I do the whole thing in one go. I paint in oils on canvas and always work directly from life.
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1941 Born in Northumberland, England.
1959-68 Captain in the Rifle Brigade.
1968-80 Head of the English Picture Department at Sothebys.
1980- Full-time self-taught Portrait Painter.
2002 Elected President of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters.
1988- Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
The Royal Collection.
National Portrait Gallery, London. National Gallery, Dublin.