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BROOKER, Bertram (1888 - 1955), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BROOKER, Bertram (1888 - 1955), Painter

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Canadian, 20th century, male.

Born 31 March 1888, in Croydon (Surrey), England; died 22 March 1955, in Toronto.


Brooker's family emigrated from England to Canada in 1905. He did many short-term jobs before working in advertising, then writing for the theatre and cinema and writing novels. He then produced The Year Book of Arts in Canada, 1929--1936. He settled in Toronto in 1921 but did

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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