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British painter and sculptor, born in Altrincham, Cheshire. He read law at Christ's College, Cambridge, 1954–7, then briefly studied at the Central School of Art and Design, London, but he was mainly self-taught as an artist. Originally he worked as a sculptor (he was a friend of Phillip *King, a fellow student at Cambridge) and he won a prize for sculpture at the 1962 *‘Young Contemporaries’ exhibition.

Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)