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Blake, Quentin

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Blake, Quentin

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British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 16 December 1932, in Sidcup (Kent).

Illustrator. Children's books.

Quentin Blake studied English at Downing College, Cambridge, followed by a teaching diploma at the University of London and life classes at Chelsea Art School.

Blake is extremely well known as an illustrator, particularly of children's books. He had his first drawing published by ...

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Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration ; Contemporary Art ; 20th-Century Art

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