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LONGSTAFF, John (1861 - 1941), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LONGSTAFF, John (1861 - 1941), Painter

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Australian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 10 March 1861, in Clunes (Victoria); died 1 October 1941, in Melbourne.

Painter. History painting, portraits, genre scenes.

John Longstaff studied under George Folingsby at the National Gallery School in Melbourne. He won a travel scholarship in 1887 and travelled to Paris where he joined the studio of Fernand Cormon. He then moved to London where he became a

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