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In Ireland, known for his watercolour landscapes of Donegal and
Kerry, Frank Forty was a consultant surgeon as well as a musician
and painter. He exhibited with the Royal Society of British Artists,
the Medical Art Society (London), the Federation of British Artists
and the Society of French Artists, as well as with various local
and provincial English societies.
He also showed work at the Paris
Salon, where he was awarded Honours in 1970.
He was a family friend
of many notables including Gustav Holst, Sir Thomas Beecham and
fellow musicians and artists.
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