mobile nav

Memorial

RIPWC - Sandby Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour

Bust: RIPWC - Sandby

Inscription

Sandby

Site: Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour (8 memorials)

W1, Piccadilly, 192-196

The building by E. R. Robson was erected for the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour, founded in 1831 (the crest in the centre of the building declares the date "1883"). It has few windows on the second floor, instead there are 8 busts, representing, left to right: Sandby, Cozens, Girtin, Turner, Cox, De Wint, Barrett, Hunt, all sculpted by Edward Onslow Ford in 1881/2.  Ornamental Passions have done their usual excellent job with splendid photos. 1976: BAFTA took over the building.

Go to map of other memorials in this area

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
RIPWC - Sandby

Information Subjects commemorated

52276

Paul Sandby

Water-colour painter. Probably born in Nottingham.  1742 joined the Ordnance ...

Read More

This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
RIPWC - Sandby

Information Created by

59991

Onslow Ford

Born Islington as Edward Onslow Ford, but he dropped the Edward. Studied Antw...

Read More

This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
RIPWC - Sandby

Information Also at this site

Show all 7