(1902 - 1981)
Blair Hughes-Stanton was active/lived in England. Blair Hughes Stanton is known for wood engraving, figure painting, war-time camouflage artist.
Biography Blair Hughes-Stanton
Blair R Hughes-Stanton RA was a major figure in the English wood engraving revival in the twentieth century. He was the son of the artist Sir Herbert Hughes-Stanton. He exhibited with the Society of Wood Engravers, but was more in sympathy with the philosophy of the English Wood Engraving Society, of which he was a founding member in 1925. He co-directed the Gregynog Press from 1930 to 1933 with his wife, Gertrude Hermes.
At the age of 13 Hughes-Stanton, unable to face the prospect of home life with his three sisters, joined the Royal Navy training ship HMS Coway. At the age of 19 he switched direction completely after a conversation with his father, the Royal Academician Sir Herbert Hughes-Stanton, and joined the Byam Shaw Sc
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