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John Tunnard (1900-1971), Painter

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist of 1 portrait
Tunnard began his career as a textile designer but turned to painting from 1929, often using the natural world as a starting point for his abstract and semi-abstract compositions. After serving as a coastguard in Cornwall during the War, he taught design at Penzance School of Art (1948-64).

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John Tunnard

by John Tunnard
oil on board, 1959
NPG 6188