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Monnington, Sir (Walter) Thomas (1902–1976), painter

Judy Egerton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Monnington, Sir (Walter) Thomas (1902–1976), painter, was born in Westminster, London, on 2 October 1902, the younger son of Walter Monnington, barrister, and his wife, Catherine Brown. He grew up in Sussex, where he attended Brunswick School, Haywards Heath, but developed heart trouble at the age of twelve. Invalided for a year, he set himself to draw and paint. Later he spent eighteen months at a farm school near ...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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