Patrick George

(b. 1923)

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(1923– )

British painter and teacher, born in Manchester. He studied at Edinburgh College of Art, 1941–2, and Camberwell School of Art, London, 1946–9. From 1974 he taught at the Slade School, and he was Slade professor from 1985 to 1987. His paintings are mainly landscapes, interiors, and portraits. He writes of his work: ‘I try to paint a likeness of what I see…In London I paint pictures of people, of things lying around my room and the view out of the window. In the country I go outside and paint the landscape…The pictures take a long time to paint, sometimes several years.’

Subjects: Art.

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