John Craxton

1922–2009

John Craxton, ‘Pastoral for P.W.’ 1948
Pastoral for P.W. 1948
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Biography

John Leith Craxton RA, (3 October 1922 – 17 November 2009) was an English painter. He was sometimes called a neo-Romantic artist but he preferred to be known as a "kind of Arcadian".

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Art Term

Neo-romanticism

Neo-romanticism is a term applied to the imaginative and often quite abstract landscape based painting of Paul Nash, Graham Sutherland ...

Tate Etc

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Reflections on a work in the Tate collection

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