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HERON, Patrick (1920 - 1999), Painter, engraver, lithographer, screen printer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HERON, Patrick (1920 - 1999), Painter, engraver, lithographer, screen printer

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British, 20th century, male.

Born 30 January 1920, in Headingley (West Yorkshire); died 20 March 1999.

Painter, engraver, lithographer, screen printer.

London Group.

Patrick Heron, a textile worker's son, studied part-time at the Slade School in London from 1937 to 1939. During World War II he moved to Cornwall and, being a conscientious objector, worked as a farm labourer, returning to London in 1945.

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