Emma Sargeant 'A Backwards Glance'
Original Mixed Media painting on Board by Emma Sargeant in its original frame
Mixed Media on Board
Unframed size 6 × 6 ins (15 × 15cms)
Framed size 15 × 13 ins (38 × 33cms)
Contemporary painter and draughtsman, born in 1959. She studied at Camberwell School of Art, 1978–9, and Slade School of Fine Art, 1979–83. In 1981 she won the Imperial Tobacco Award and the National Portrait Gallery Painting Competition. She had a first solo show at Agnew, 1984, with others including Paintings from Afghanistan, 1986, a subject repeated at Mona Bismarck Foundation, Paris, 1987, Gods, The Newhouse, Gallery, New York, America, and Agnew, both 1996, Dolphins, Fine Art Society, 1998, From the Sea, Fine Art Society, 1999, Scenes from a Hittite Court, The Prince’s Foundation, 2001, and Shades of Grey, Fine Art Society, 2004. Commissions included Lord David Cecil and Lord Olivier for National Portrait Gallery, two portraits for Oxford University Press and Sir William Deacon, for St Anthony’s College, Oxford. (Thank you David Buckman for being the ever present source of Bios!)