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Stephen Ward (1912-1963)

Artist of 2 portraits
Ward first exhibited sketches of his eminent patients in 1960 and contributed drawings to the Illustrated London News and Daily Telegraph. Through the editor, Sir Colin Coote, Ward was introduced to the Russian naval attaché, Yevgeny Ivanov in 1961. Thought to be a potential security risk as an intermediary, their relationship was followed by MI5.

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Christine Keeler

by Stephen Ward
pastel, 1960 or 1961
NPG 5720

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Unknown sitter

by Stephen Ward
pastel, 1960 or 1961
NPG 5720a