Sir Lawrence Gowing


Sir Lawrence Gowing, ‘Wellington Square’ c.1944–5
Wellington Square c.1944–5
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Sir Lawrence Burnett Gowing (21 April 1918 – 5 February 1991) was an English artist, writer, curator and teacher. Initially recognised as a portrait and landscape painter, he quickly rose to prominence as an art educator, writer, and eventually, curator and museum trustee. He was described as a prominent member of the "English Establishment". As a student of art history he was largely self-taught.

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