Edward Alexander Wadsworth
(1889 - 1949)
Edward Alexander Wadsworth was active/lived in England. Edward Wadsworth is known for modernist, abstract painting; maritime themes.
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Edward Alexander Wadsworth (29 October 1889 - 21 June 1949) was an English artist, most famous for his close association with Vorticism.
Wadsworth was born in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire and educated at Fettes College in Edinburgh. He studied engineering in Munich between 1906-7, where he studied art in his spare time at the Knirr School. This provoked a change of course, attending Bradford School of Art before earning a scholarship to the Slade School of Art*, London. His contemporaries at the school included Stanley Spencer, CRW Nevinson, Mark Gertler, Dora Carrington and David Bomberg.
His work was included in Roger Fry's second Post-Impressionism Exhibition at The Grafton Galleries, 1912, but he changed allegia
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