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date: 15 September 2019

Coventry, Frederick Halfordlocked

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New Zealander, 20th century, male.

Active in Britain.

Born 19 January 1905, in Cheltenham, New Zealand; died 1997, in London.

Painter, engraver, fresco artist, watercolourist, poster designer.

Frederick Coventry studied at evening classes in New Zealand and Australia. He painted in oils and watercolour. He also painted frescoes, produced copper engravings and designed posters. During World War II, he made independent submissions to the War Artists Advisory Committee. He became a member of the Society of Mural Painters in ...

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