Robbie Wraith, Member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, has been invited to exhibit his work at the Triforium, The Temple Church London EC4Y7BR following his well received portrait of the Lord Chief Justice for the Middle Temple.
The exhibition will run from from 18th October to 6th November, subject to church timetables. Please note there are 47 steps to the Triforium!
Robbie Wraith left school at 16, and went to study painting in Florence at the invitation of Pietro Annigoni. He has had over thirty exhibitions in
Britain, Europe, America and ChinaHe has work in the private collection of HM The Queen as well as more than 40 pictures in the private collection of HRH The Prince of Wales, also the Royal Collection Windsor, The Vatican, Chatsworth, The National Trust, Oxford and Cambridge Universities, Eton College, Blarney Castle, The MCC, Shell International, Fondazione Fremantle ,C. Hoare & Co.,The Honourable Society of The Middle Temple and many others.
Robbie undertakes portrait commissions. His long list of distinguished portrait sitters has included HM TheQueen, The 11th Duke and Duchess of Devonshire commissioned by HRH The Prince of Wales, The Archbishops of Canterbury and York, and Nelson Mandela, drawn while accompanying HRH The Prince of Wales to South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho.
Other work for The Prince of Wales includes two series of pictures of the house and gardens at Highgrove and a series of HMY Britannia. Other commissions include the painting presented to Pope John Paul II to commemorate his visit to Canterbury, and frescoes in two churches in Italy.