biographie de Christopher Richard Wynne NEVINSON (1889-1946)

Birth place: London, England

Death place: London

Profession: Painter, etcher, lithographer

Studied: St. John's Wood Sch. Art, 1907-08; Slade Sch. Art, 1908-12; Académie Julian, Paris, 1912-13

Exhibited: S. Indp. A., 1920

Member: Royal Acad. (Assoc., 1939); Royal Soc. Brit. Artists, 1931; Royal Inst. Oil Pntrs., 1932; London Group (founder, 1914)

Work: numerous museums throughout the U.K.

Comments: A British artist, after serving in WWI as an Official War Artist, he came to NYC in 1919 and produced many paintings of the city"s streets and its architecture, including a series of etchings commissioned by David Keppel (see entry).

Sources: Dict. British Artists (Antique Collectors Cl., 1976) 374

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