The Billiard 'Marker' at the Cecil Hotel in Simla, 1924
Oil on board
Signed bottom left
'W. ONSLOW FORD'
Identified on the reverse as the Billiard Marker
at the Cecil Hotel, Simla & dated 1924
45 x 33 cms SOLD
Wolfram Onslow Ford was the son of the sculpture Edward Onslow Ford, He studied at the Royal Academy School in London. He painted several Indian subjects and was in Simla in 1924, when he painted this wonderful portrait of the young man who was in charge of the Billiards Room at the Cecil Hotel.