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Peter Edwards

(1955-), Painter

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist of 7 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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Peter Edwards, by Bernard Mitchell - NPG x76930

Peter Edwards

by Bernard Mitchell
bromide print, 1990
NPG x76930

Bobby Charlton; Peter Edwards, by Howard Barlow - NPG x35978

Bobby Charlton; Peter Edwards

by Howard Barlow
resin print, February 1991
NPG x35978

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