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Penrose, Sir Roland Algernon (1900-1984), artist, writer, and exhibition organizer

Richard Cork

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/31538
Penrose, Sir Roland Algernon (1900-1984), artist, writer, and exhibition organizer

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Penrose, Sir Roland Algernon (1900-1984), artist, writer, and exhibition organizer, was born at 44 Finchley Road, London, on 14 October 1900, into a Quaker family, the third of the four sons (there were no daughters) of (James) Doyle Penrose (1862-1932) and his wife, Elizabeth Josephine (d. 1930), daughter of Alexander ...

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