Fred Laurent (1922-1995) ‘Period Beauty’
‘Period Beauty’ painted by Fred Laurent (1922-1995)
Oil on board
Unframed size 9 x 6 ins (23 x 15 cm)
Framed size 15 x 12.5 ins (38 x 32 cm)
Fred Laurent was born in Brussels in 1922 and trained as an artist, but at the start of the Second World War he fled Belgium for England. He saw war service as a commando in the British army. In peacetime he became a well-established illustrator, specialising in women's magazines and romantic book covers.