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GERTLER, Mark (1891 - 1939), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GERTLER, Mark (1891 - 1939), Painter, draughtsman

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British, 20th century, male.

Born 9 December 1891, in Spitalfields (London); died 23 June 1939, in London, committed suicide.

Painter, draughtsman. Figures, nudes, portraits, landscapes, still-lifes.

Bloomsbury Group, London Group.

Mark Gertler was of Jewish-Polish extraction, and at the age of 14 had been employed in a workshop making stained-glass windows. Funded by the Jewish Educational Aid Society, he was sent to the Slade

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