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Ginner, Charles

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Ginner, Charles

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British, 20th century, male.

Born 4 March 1878, in Cannes, France; died 6 January 1952, in London.

Painter, engraver (woodcuts). Urban landscapes, landscapes, flowers, military subjects.

Cumberland Market Group, Group X, Camden Town Group, London Group and Fitzroy Street Group.

Charles Ginner worked in an architect's office in Paris for three years before joining the Académie Vitti in 1904 under Paul Gervais. He momentarily defected to the École des Beaux-Arts following a clash with Gervais, but returned to complete his studies at the Académie. Following a trip to Buenos Aires in 1909, where he staged his first solo exhibition, Ginner settled in London. He soon became an active member of Sickert's Fitzroy Street Group from which the more formal exhibition society, the Camden Town Group, emerged. In 1913 this became part of the London Group and in 1914 Ginner joined with close associates Robert Bevan and Harold Gilman to found the Cumberland Market Group....

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Subjects: Painting ; Prints and Printmaking ; 20th-Century Art

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