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PENROSE, Roland (1900 - 1984), Collage artist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PENROSE, Roland (1900 - 1984), Collage artist, draughtsman

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British, 20th century, male.

Born 1900, in London; died 13 April 1984, in London.

Collage artist, draughtsman.

English Surrealist Group.

Roland Penrose was the son of the portrait painter James Doyle Penrose. He studied architecture at Cambridge. He lived in Paris from 1922 to 1935. During his first year in Paris he studied under Othon Friesz and André Lhote, and was strongly influenced by the

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