Some of the famous artists from/connected with North East England.

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John Gilroy (1898 - 1985)
- Overview About John Gilroy John Gilroy was an English artist and cartoonist, famous for his advertising posters for Guinness. Gilroy was born in Whitley Bay on 30th May 1898. As ...
Thomas Bewick (1753-1828)
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Thomas Bewick (1753-1828)
- Overview About Thomas Bewick Thomas Bewick (1753-1828). Bewick, the acclaimed wood engraver, artist and naturalist, was born in August 1753 at Cherryburn House, a small farm in the parish of ...
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Victor Pasmore (1908 - 1988)
- Overview About Victor Pasmore Edwin John Victor Pasmore, CBE, was a British artist and architect who was a pioneer in the development of abstract art in Britain in the 1940s ...
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Ralph Hedley (1848-1913)
- Summary Biography Career Ralph Hedley was a painter and woodcarver, best known for his paintings of everyday life in the North East. Hedley was born near Richmond on 31st December ...


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