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date: 18 November 2019

Hurry, Leslielocked

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British, 20th century, male.

Born 1909, in London; died 1978, in London.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Landscapes, portraits, decorative schemes. Stage costumes and sets.

Leslie Hurry trained at St John's Wood Art School in 1925, and was awarded a scholarship to attend the Royal Academy Schools for two years. In the 1930s he travelled around Britain and Ireland, living on commissions from owners of large estates. He then travelled to France, where he wrote two books on automatic drawing ( ...

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