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Born in Birmingham of Polish-Jewish immigrant parents, he was brought up in London. He was apprenticed to a lithographer, and went to night classes constructed by Walter Bayes at the City and Guilds Institute. He broke his identures in order to attend evening classes at the Westminster School of Art under Sickert and with Lethaby at the Central Scohol. The Jewish Educational Aid Society enabled him to go to the Slade 1911-13, winning the Tonks Prize for a drawing of fellow student Isaac Rosenberg. He visited Paris with Jacob Epstein in 1913, meeting Picasso, Derain, Modigliani and others.

A founder member of the London Group, his first one-man show was at the Chenil Gallery in 1914: The Mud Bath and In the Hold, two highly abstracted, radically geometricized pictures, arous...

Untitled (Figures) - David Bomberg

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Untitled (Figures), 1919

Pen and Ink and Wash on Paper
26.5 x 20 cms
(10.41 x 7.86 in)

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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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