Peter Thursby, FRBS, PRWA (1930-2011) was a well-known sculptor, painter, draughtsman and printmaker.  He was born in Salisbury and after National Service he studied art at the West of England College of Art in Bristol 1953-54. Subsequently at Exeter College of Art his interest in sculpture was stimulated.  He became a member of the Artists’ International Association in 1957, of the Newlyn Society of Artists 1959, of Penwith Society of Artists 1963, an associate of the Royal West of England Academy 1962, a full RWA member 1971 (of which group he was later President 1995-2000), an associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors 1973 and a full RBS member 1983. He became Head of the Art School at Exeter College 1972. In 1989 he gave up teaching to work on his sculpture full time. In 2006 a biography by Simon Olding and Vivienne Light was published on the artist.

Peter Thursby - Drawing for sculpture 1961/2

Artist: Peter ThursbyTitle: Drawing for sculptureDescription: An original watercolour and charcoal work on paper. Housed in what appears to be the original white coloured frame, it is a little tatty but serviceable. Inscribed verso and with the artist's labels. Dated 1961/2.Size:&..

Peter Thursby - Turning Bronzes V

Artist: Peter ThursbyTitle: 'Turning Bronzes V' - a pencil signed original linocut 1973; unframed   Description: An original linocut from the Turning Bronzes series from 1973, this print is from an edition of 39 only. It is pencil signed by the artist, titled, numbered and da..