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Peter Edwards (1955-), Painter

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist of 6 portraits
Born in Wales, Peter Edwards' first portrait to enter the collection was of the Liverpool Poets Adrian Henri, Roger McGough and Brian Patten; another portrait of the poet Seamus Heaney led to a one-man show of contemporary poets at the Gallery in 1990. In 1991 he painted for the Gallery a life-size portrait of Sir Bobby Charlton and after winning the BP Portrait Award in 1994 Edwards was commissioned to paint Kazuo Ishiguro.

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6023

Seamus Heaney

by Peter Edwards
oil on canvas, 1987-1988
NPG 6023

6092

John Francis Alexander Heath-Stubbs

by Peter Edwards
oil on canvas, 1988-1989
NPG 6092

6093

Willy Russell

by Peter Edwards
charcoal, 1989
NPG 6093

6140

Bobby Charlton

by Peter Edwards
oil on canvas, 1991
NPG 6140

6332

Kazuo Ishiguro

by Peter Edwards
oil on canvas, 1995
NPG 6332