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Norman Wilkinson

 (1878 - 1971)
Norman Wilkinson was active/lived in England, United Kingdom.  Norman Wilkinson is known for dazzle camouflage painting, marine and poster art.

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Norman Wilkinson


Norman Wilkinson
1878 - 1971

Norman Wilkinson was a British artist in oil, watercolour and drypoint*, usually of marine subjects. An illustrator and poster artist, he also made an important contribution in both World Wars in the field of camouflage*, namely dazzle camouflage*.

Educated at Berkhamsted School and St Paul’s Cathedral choir school, he had little training in art but largely developed his style through his maritime career.

In 1898 he started contributing to The Illustrated London News and The Illustrated Mail, which was the start of a long association. In Paris in 1899 he studied figure painting but was already set upon working on marines. With his love of the sea he travelled extensively inc  ...  Displaying 750 of 3776 characters.



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About  Norman Wilkinson

Born:  1878 - Cambridge, England
Died:   1971 - United Kingdom
Known for:  dazzle camouflage painting, marine and poster art