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Skeaping, John Rattenbury (1901-1980), sculptor and teacher of sculpture

Judith M. V. Collins

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/54376
Skeaping, John Rattenbury (1901-1980), sculptor and teacher of sculpture

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Skeaping, John Rattenbury (1901-1980), sculptor and teacher of sculpture, was born on 9 June 1901 at South Woodford, Essex, the second son of Kenneth Mathieson Skeaping (1856-1946), a painter and book illustrator, and his wife, Sarah Ann, née Rattenbury (b. 1867). When he was thirteen he studied sculpture for a ...

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