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John Farleigh (1900-1965), Painter, engraver and illustrator

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Artist and illustrator; painter of subject pictures as well as landscape and architectural scenes, particularly images of post-blitz London. Although often remembered for his engravings which appear in works by D.H. Lawrence and George Bernard Shaw, Farleigh also wrote on artistic technique and published an autobiography, Graven Image (1940).

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John Farleigh

by Karl Pollak
chlorobromide print on card mount, circa 1948
NPG x15018

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