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GABAIN, Ethel Léontine (1883 - 1950), Painter, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GABAIN, Ethel Léontine (1883 - 1950), Painter, engraver, illustrator

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French, 20th century, female.

Active in Britain.

Born 1883, in Le Havre; died 30 January 1950, in London.

Painter, engraver, illustrator. Portraits, still-lifes, scenes with figures.

Ethel Gabain studied at the Slade School of Fine Art and at the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London. Here she met and married fellow-artist, John Copley. From 1921 to 1925 she designed posters for the

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