Ruskin Spear, C.B.E., R.A.


A painter of portraits, Spear studied at the Hammersmith School of Art and the Royal College of Art 1931-4 under Sir William Rothenstein. He executed commissions for the War Artists’ Advisory Committee and took part in the Recording Britain scheme sponsored by the Pilgrim Trust 1940–5. Spear exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1932 and[…]