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Painting Of House Of Lords In Session

Volume 571: debated on Wednesday 1 May 1996

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Whether the fee of £50,000 being paid to Mr. Andrew Festing for the painting of those members of the House in session who are prepared to pay to be depicted is all inclusive and whether any further payments to the artist are envisaged.

The fee agreed with the artist is all inclusive. However, if the project should end with a surplus through the sale of prints, any surplus will be split equally between the artist and the House of Lords' Works of Art Collection Fund.