John Craxton


John Craxton, ‘Hotel by the Sea’ 1946
Hotel by the Sea 1946
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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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    Neo-romanticism is a term applied to the imaginative and often quite abstract landscape based painting of Paul Nash, Graham Sutherland …

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