Victor Hume Moody

works

VICTOR HUME MOODY for sale
c1940s
Oil on panel
21.5 x 12.5cm
sold

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biography
Victor Hume Moody (1896–1990) was an artist and teacher in oil, pencil and charcoal. He first studied at Battersea Polytechnic then at the Royal College of Art under William Rothenstein. He would become head master of Malvern School of Art from 1935-1962, being succeeded by his daughter, Catherine Olive Moody.

An elected member of the RBSA he exhibited widely showing at the Royal Academy, the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and Royal Society of British Artists’ and had a one man exhibition at the Goupil Gallery, in 1939. Moody produced classical compositions and portraits. He had a strong interest in the techniques of painting used in the 17th century.