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25 People in group: Great War grouping; The Great War: Official War Artists

A group of artists chosen to produce works documenting the war for the official government scheme, run by the War Propaganda Bureau. The first artist chosen was Muirhead Bone in May 1916, followed by others such as Olive Edis, Augustus John and Stanley Spencer. Another official artist, Paul Nash, subsequently voiced objections to the scheme, and the way the WPB exercised rigid restrictions regarding artist's content.

Augustus John

1878-1961
Painter
Sitter in 101 portraits | Artist associated with 33 portraits

John Singer Sargent

1856-1925
Portrait and landscape painter and muralist
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist associated with 72 portraits

David Bomberg

1890-1957
Painter
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits

Sir Muirhead Bone

1876-1953
Draughtsman, etcher and painter
Sitter in 9 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait

Sir Frank Brangwyn

1867-1956
Painter
Sitter in 22 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait

Sir George Clausen

1852-1944
Painter
Sitter in 6 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits

Francis Dodd

1874-1949
Painter and printmaker
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist associated with 52 portraits

Olive Edis

1876-1955
Photographer
Sitter in 17 portraits | Artist associated with 421 portraits

Francis Ernest Jackson

1872-1945
Artist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Eric Kennington

1888-1960
Sculptor and artist
Sitter in 13 portraits | Artist of 6 portraits

Sir John Lavery

1856-1941
Painter
Sitter in 15 portraits | Artist associated with 16 portraits

Wyndham Lewis

1882-1957
Painter and novelist
Sitter in 18 portraits | Artist associated with 39 portraits

Fortunino Matania

1881-1963
Artist
Sitter in 2 portraits

John Nash

1893-1977
Painter and printmaker
Sitter in 26 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits

Paul Nash

1889-1946
Artist
Sitter in 32 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait

Christopher Nevinson

1889-1946
Artist
Sitter in 13 portraits

Herbert Arnould Olivier

1861-1952
Artist
Artist of 1 portrait

William Orpen

1878-1931
Painter, Royal Acadamian
Sitter in 28 portraits | Artist associated with 29 portraits

Charles Pears

1873-1958
Artist; Royal Marine
Sitter in 10 portraits

Gerald Spencer Pryse

1882-1956
Artist
Artist of 1 portrait