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Frink, Elisabeth (Dame)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00068500
Frink, Elisabeth (Dame)

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British, 20th century, female.

Active in France 1967-1973.

Born 14 November, in Thurlow (Suffolk); died 18 April 1993, in Blandford Forum (Dorset).

Sculptor, printmaker. Figures, animals.

London Group.

Elisabeth Frink studied at Guildford School of Art (1947-1949) and at Chelsea School of Art (1949-1953) under Bernard Meadows and Willi Soukop; here she also met Henry Moore, whom she acknowledged as having a deep influence on her. She met with almost immediate success, winning the prize for a competition organised by the Institute of Contemporary Arts for ...

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Subjects: Prints and Printmaking ; Sculpture and Carving ; 20th-Century Art

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