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Searle, Ronald

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Searle, Ronald

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British, 20th century, male.

Active since 1961 in France.

Born 3 March 1920, in Cambridge. Died 30 December 2011, in Draguignan, France.

Painter, draughtsman, humorist. Scenes with figures.

Ronald Searle was born into a working-class family and took a job with a packaging firm to earn money for art classes. At the age of fifteen he began his career as an illustrator, producing cartoons for the ...

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Subjects: Painting ; 20th-Century Art

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