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John Minton (1917-1957) VIEW BIOGRAPHY CLOSE BIOGRAPHY

Painter of figures, townscapes and landscapes in oils and watercolours; book illustrator, graphic artist and theatrical designer. He attended St John’s Wood School of Art under P.F. Millard and Kenneth Martin from 1935-8, and then travelled and worked in France with Michael Ayrton and Michael Middleton, studying at Colarossi’s and visiting Provence. In 1941 he collaborated with Ayrton on design for Gielgud’s Macbeth; from 1943 to 1946 he shared a studio with Colquhoun and Macbryde and from 1946 to 1952 with Keith Vaughan. In 1947 he visited Corsica and during the 1950s travelled in the West Indies, Morocco and Spain. He held his first solo exhibition in 1945 and thereafter regularly exhibited in London galleries, the RA, RBA and the London Group, becoming a ...

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OSBORNE SAMUEL GALLERY is one of London’s leading galleries, long established in the heart of Mayfair. The gallery began as Berkeley Square Gallery and became Osborne Samuel when Peter Osborne and Gordon Samuel joined forces. The gallery specialises in Modern British Painting and Sculpture and has a high reputation for the quality of its exhibitions and publications. Expand...

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