Sir Philip Manning Dowson(1924-2014), Architect and President of the Royal Academy
Sitter in 3 portraits
From 1953 Philip Dowson worked with the distinguished engineer Sir Ove Arup, and, committed to the benefits of interdisciplinary design, he has contributed to a wide range of Arup Associates projects including various buildings for Oxford and Cambridge. He is the President of the Royal Academy of Arts and a Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery.
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