Peter STROUD b. 1921
Abstract artist. Born 23 May 1921 in Ealing, Middlesex. Enlisted as a professional soldier 1938. Prisoner of war in Italy and Germany 1941–5. Studied for a teacher's diploma at London University. Attended part time at the Central and Hammersmith Schools of Art; otherwise mainly self-taught. Worked as a constructivist artist until 1958. First one-man exhibition at the I.C.A. 1960.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II