John Craxton

1922–2009

John Craxton, ‘Llanthony Abbey’ 1942
Llanthony Abbey 1942
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In Tate Britain

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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Artworks

Features

  • 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

    MicroTate 23

    Klaus Weber , Ian Collins , Clare Woods and Josephine Meckseper

    Reflections on a work in the Tate collection

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