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Robbie Wraith left school at 16, and went to study in Florence at the invitation of Pietro Annigoni. Since then he has had twenty five one-man exhibitions.
He has work in the collection of HM The Queen as well as more than 40 pictures in the private collection of HRH The Prince of Wales, and also in the Royal Collection Windsor, The Vatican, Chatsworth, The National Trust, Oxford and Cambridge Universities, Eton College, The MCC, Shell International, Blarney Castle, Fondazione Fremantle, Florence and many others.
A long list of distinguished portrait sitters includes Her Majesty The Queen, The 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 as travelling artist on his official visit to South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho, and many others.
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, including its decommissioning ceremony. He painted the picture presented to Pope John Paul II to commemorate his visit to Canterbury, and has painted frescoes in two churches in Italy . In 1995 he was elected to The Royal Society of Portrait Painters.
Other galleries and dealers include:
The Royal Academy, The National Portrait Gallery, The Paris Salon, Christ Church Picture Gallery, Oxford Museum of Modern Art, Royal West of England Academy, Edinburgh Gallery, Royal Watercolour Society, New English Art Club, The Discerning Eye (invited by Brian Sewell ), Henry Wyndham Fine Art, Stephen Lacey Gallery, Petley Fine Art, Hatton Gallery Newcastle, Chicago Art Fair, Miami Art Fair, John Martin, Brian Sinfield, Albemarle Gallery, Jorgensen Fine Art Dublin, Catto Gallery, Bourne Galley, Belgrave Gallery, Berkeley Square Gallery, Alan Kluckow Fine Art
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