John Piper (1903-1992)
Initially studying law, he began his artistic career in 1926 at the Richmond School of Art followed by the Royal College of Art. In 1940, he was appointed an official war artist and in 1941 he produced the first series of drawings of Windsor Castle for H.M. The Queen, the late Queen Mother. His work became increasingly in demand and in addition to his paintings he published lithographs.
John Piper held many solo exhibitions and his works were acquired by the Tate Gallery, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.