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BIRLEY, Oswald Hornby Joseph (1880 - 1952), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BIRLEY, Oswald Hornby Joseph (1880 - 1952), Painter

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British, 20th century, male.

Born 31 March 1880, in Auckland, New Zealand; died 6 May 1952.

Painter. Nudes, portraits, landscapes.

Sir Oswald Hornby Joseph Birley was the pupil of Marcel Baschet at the Académie Julian in Paris. Influenced by William Bouguereau, his portraits and studies of nudes were shown until 1932 at the Salon des Artistes Français, where he was awarded an honourable mention in 1903 and

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