Fry, Anthony. (12 of 32). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

  • Add a note
    Log in to add a note at the bottom of this page.
  • All notes
  • My notes
  • Hide notes
Please click to leave a note

The British Library Board acknowledges the intellectual property rights of those named as contributors to this recording and the rights of those not identified.
Legal and ethical usage »

Tags (top 25):
(No tags found for this item)
  • Type


  • Duration


  • Shelf mark


  • Subjects


  • Recording date


  • Interviewees

    Fry, Anthony (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Courtney, Cathy (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 12. Scale of ‘Students with the Antique’ was an important step for Anthony Fry [AF]. Most difficult aspect of leaving Camberwell was losing company of fellow painters. Move to Wilson Road, Camberwell. AF continued to paint at parents’ Essex house during holidays. Painting for Rome Scholarship, ‘Betrayal of Christ in the Garden’. AF met future wife, Barbara Harris [BH], at Camberwell, details of her background and personality. BH’s paintings. AF married aged 23. Courtship. Wedding. Rented cottage in Wales for three months. Two years on Rome Scholarship. Previous, post-War visit to Italy with BH as students, Florence, Elbe. Stayed with sculptor, Rominelli, who had worked for Mussolini.

  • Metadata record:

    View full metadata for this item