Sir William ColdstreamNude, Camberwell 1945-8

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Artist
Sir William Coldstream (1908‑1987)
Title
Nude, Camberwell
Date 1945-8
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionsimage: 128 x 168 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Joshua L. Mack 2000
Reference
T07586
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Summary

Before the outbreak of World War II (1939-45), Coldstream had founded with Graham Bell (1910-43), Claude Rogers (1907-79) and Victor Pasmore (1908-98) the art school in London that became known as the Euston Road School. These artists encouraged a straightforward, realist style, in reaction, in part, against Surrealism and Abstraction. Although they disbanded after the outbreak of the war, Coldstream remained close to the style and philosophy of the school in his own work and in his teaching at the Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts in London where he was based between 1945 and 1949… (read more)

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