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CRAIG, Edward Gordon (1872 - 1966), Draughtsman, engraver, theatre designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CRAIG, Edward Gordon (1872 - 1966), Draughtsman, engraver, theatre designer

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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in France and in the USA.

Born 1872, in Stevenage; died 29 July 1966, in Vence, France.

Draughtsman, engraver, theatre designer. Stage sets.

Edward Gordon Craig was the illegitimate son of the actress Ellen Terry and the architect and stage designer Edward Godwin. He began wood engraving in 1893, learning the techniques under James Pryde and William

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