Peter Stroud 1921-2014
Screen print. 1967
69 x 69 cm
Proof aside from the edition of 65
Printed by Kelpra Studios, London, for
Marlborough Fine Art Ltd
Provenance: Tony Reichardt, Director at Marlborough Galleries, 1963-1985
Floated on acid free white mount board and framed.
Enlisted as a professional soldier 1938. Prisoner of war in Italy and Germany 1941–5. Studied for a teacher's diploma at London University. Attended part time at the Central and Hammersmith Schools of Art; otherwise mainly self-taught. Worked as a constructivist artist until 1958. First one-man exhibition at the I.C.A. 1960. Peter Stroud was a lifelong artist whose abstract works have been on view in numerous museums including: the Tate Gallery, London, England, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY, the New Jersey State Museum, NJ, the Museum of Modern Art, NY, Princeton University, NJ, the British Museum, England, the Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C., the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, TX, the Rose Art Museum, MA, the Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, NY, and the American Embassy in London.
In addition to his work as an artist, Peter was a professor, mentor, and friend to the students of Maidstone College of Art in London, Bennington College, VT, Rutgers University, NJ, East China Normal University, Shanghai, and the Mason Gross School of Art, NJ.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The
Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II