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Frederick Hutchison Page

 (1908 - 1984)
Frederick Hutchison Page was active/lived in South Africa.  Frederick Page is known for painting.

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Frederick Hutchison Page


The work of Fred Page is probably best identified by its limited pallet and eerie subject matter.  The dark emotive quality of his oeuvre is most likely the result of his upbringing – after losing his mother at the age of 10, he was exchanged from one relative to another before landing up in an orphanage.  Page first moved to Port Elizabeth, the city with which his art has become synonymous, in 1937 to work in a tire factory, having previously traipsed from one job to another after a short stint in the military.  During World War II, Page returned to the military serving in the Signal Corps.  It was only in 1945 after the war had ended that Page decided to become an artist.

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About  Frederick Hutchison Page

Born:  1908
Died:   1984
Known for:  painting