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SUTCLIFFE, Stuart (1940 - 1962), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SUTCLIFFE, Stuart (1940 - 1962), Painter

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British, 20th century, male.

Born 23 June 1940, in Edinburgh; died 10 April 1962, in Hamburg, as the result of a brain haemorrage.


Stuart Sutcliffe studied at the Liverpool Regional College of Art from 1956 to 1960 where he met fellow art student, John Lennon. In 1959, the year he joined Lennon in the pop band that was to later become the Beatles, Sutcliffe exhibited in

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