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Henry Tuke

 (1858 - 1929)
Henry Scott Tuke was active/lived in United Kingdom, England.  Henry Tuke is known for young male figure water genre painting, plein aire marine, photography.

Biography  
Henry Tuke


A child prodigy, Henry Tuke already had drawings published by the time he was five years old. In 1875 Tuke enrolled in the Slade School of Art* in London, and from there went to study in Paris. He was for a time part of the Newlyn School* of painters in Newlyn Cornwall, and he eventually returned to Falmouth where he had spent most of his early years with his family.

Tuke became an established artist and was elected to full membership of the Royal Academy* in 1914. In 1928 Tuke suffered a heart attack and died in March, 1929. By that time his work was not fashionable, although he was still well set enough to leave generous amounts of money to some of the men who, as boys, had been his models.

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About  Henry Tuke

Born:  1858 - York, England
Died:   1929 - Falmouth, England
Known for:  young male figure water genre painting, plein aire marine, photography