Soldiers at rest signed and dated 'John Newberry '56' (lower right) watercolour 35 x 52 cm. (13 3/4 x 20 1/2 in.)
John Newberry was born in Horsham, Sussex in 1934, and was educated at Kingswood School in Bath. He read Architecture at Cambridge and Fine Art at Newcastle-Upon-Tyne with Lawrence Gowing and Victore Passmore. He later taught at The Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University and is a member of the Royal Watercolour Society.