Peter de Francia


Peter de Francia, ‘The Execution of Beloyannis’ 1953–4
The Execution of Beloyannis 1953–4
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Peter Laurent de Francia (25 January 1921 – 19 January 2012) was a French-born British artist, who served as Professor of Painting at the Royal College of Art (RCA), London, from 1972 to 1986. He was the author of two books on Fernand Léger: Leger: The Great Parade (Painters on Painting) (1969) and Fernand Léger (1983).

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