A successful artist, he had a studio off theKings Road in London. It has been suggested he received training under HenryScott Tuke.
He painted portraits of industrialists, the occasional actress andyoung children. He was acquainted with London society and was a friend ofRobbie Ross, patron of the arts and a former lover of Oscar Wilde. In 1914, Streatfeild became a mentor to the then-14-year-old actor and later famed author Noël Coward. In his book, "The Life of Noël Coward", Cole Leslie wrote: In. 1914, Noel wrote [to his mother] that he had met - without explaining how or where -an artist named Philip Streatfeild, who had a studio in Chelsea.Philip Streatfield was then about thirty toNoel's fourteen. Mrs Coward does not mention this friendship in her notes ofNoel's youth, but she carefully kept the pencil portrait drew of him. Restoration conducted by The Huntington Library(huntington. 17.5" H x 11" W. (45cm H x 31cm W).
Frame dimensions: 27" H x 21" W. (69cm H x 53cm W). This item is in the category "Art\Art Drawings".
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