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Sir Roger de Grey (1918-1995), Painter; President of the Royal Academy
Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist of 1 portrait
Primarily a painter of landscapes, de Grey studied art at the Chelsea Polytechnic. He taught at the Royal College of Art from 1954, the year of his first one-man show. Principal of the City and Guilds of London Art School from 1973, de Grey was President of the Royal Academy between 1984 and 1993.
by Geoffrey Ireland
bromide print on card mount, circa 1953