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David Farrell
Born in London, Farrell studied at Dulwich College and later trained at the Royal Academy of Music. Following a period of active service with the RAF during WW2, in 1946 he moved to Gloucestershire, where he became a central figure in a circle of intellectuals and artists including Lynn Chadwick, Jacob Bronowski and Peter Nichols. Abandoning his ambitions to become a solo violinist due to growing family responsibilities, Farrell turned to photography, securing a significant commission from the British Council to photograph a series of well-known artists including Henry Moore, Eduardo Paolozzi and Barbara Hepworth. These portraits established his reputation and attracted regular commissions for newspapers and magazines, and in 1955 he received his first music assignmen...

Henry Moore in the studio at Perry Green with maquette, - David Farrell

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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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