Medium: Pen, ink and wash on paper
Dimensions: 19 x 24.3 cm
Figure painter and draughstman, born in Warsaw. Studied at Warsaw School of Art and Decoration (1930–31), and first exhibited in Warsaw (1932). He left Poland for Brussels in 1938 and arrived in Glasgow in 1940, where he met Adler. He moved to London in 1943. He then lived and worked for many years in the Welsh mining village of Ystradgynlais (1944–55). His work was included in the South Bank Festival of Britain Exhibition. He exhibited widely including Lefevre (with L S Lowry, 1943), Roland, Browse & Delbanco (1946, 1948, 1952, then regularly until 1975), Ben Uri (with Bloch, 1949), Geffrye Museum (with Henry Moore, 1954), Whitechapel (1956), Camden Arts Centre (1980), National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (1989), Abbot Hall, Kendal (2005), and many exhibitions with Flowers and Flowers East Galleries. His work is represented in many collections including London (Tate, V&A), Wales (National Museum), Scotland (Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art); as well as in Canada, Australia, Israel, South Africa and New Zealand.
Born: 1911 Warsaw, Poland
Died: 2000 London, England