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Graham Vivian Sutherland

 (1903 - 1980)
Graham Vivian Sutherland was active/lived in United Kingdom, France, England.  Graham Sutherland is known for religious theme and portrait painting, glass and fabric design.

Graham Vivian Sutherland

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Graham Vivian Sutherland became a landscape painter in his mid 30s, having been a printmaker of pastoral subjects.  He painted his landscapes in an abstract style, showing much interest in shapes and forms, and he experimented with Surrealism and exhibited in the 1936 International Surrealist Exhibition in London.  He also did teaching in London art schools, did designing of glass, fabric and posters, and painted many portraits including Somerset Maugham and Winston Churchill, which was commissioned by the Houses of Parliament for Churchill's 80th birthday celebration in 1954.  The latter commission turned into a public controversy that pitted Sutherland's modernist approach to portraiture against the Churchill's expectation   ...  Displaying 750 of 2766 characters.

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About  Graham Vivian Sutherland

Born:  1903 - Streatham, London, England
Died:   1980 - Kent, England
Known for:  religious theme and portrait painting, glass and fabric design