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WALCOTT, Derek Alton (<i>born</i> 1930), Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WALCOTT, Derek Alton (born 1930), Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist, pastellist

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St Lucian, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA.

Born 23 January 1930, in Castries.

Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist, pastellist, writer. Figures, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes, still-lifes. Stage costumes and sets.

Derek Alton Walcott was born in the former British colony of St Lucia, today independent, and he spends part of his time in the USA and part on his island. He studied

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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