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COLQUHOUN, Ithell (1906 - 1988), Painter, poet, writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COLQUHOUN, Ithell (1906 - 1988), Painter, poet, writer

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British, 20th century, female.

Born 9 October 1906, in Shillong (Assam), India; died 11 April 1988, in Lamorna (Cornwall), in a studio fire.

Painter, poet, writer. Figure compositions, portraits, landscapes, flowers.

English Surrealist Group, Newlyn School.

Ithell Colquhoun studied at Cheltenham School of Arts and Crafts and London's Slade School of Art. In 1931 she travelled to Paris where she discovered the work

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