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Charles Edward Conder (1868-1909), Painter

Sitter in 8 portraits
Artist of 2 portraits
Artist; the son of a civil servant, Conder was sent to work in Australia at the age of sixteen where he studied drawing at night classes in Sydney and painted the surrounding countryside. In 1890 Conder returned to Europe where he studied art in Paris, forming associations with Toulouse Lautrec and William Rothenstein. He became a central figure in the nineties set of Aubrey Beardsley and Arthur Symons.

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Ernest Dowson

by Charles Edward Conder
pencil, circa 1890s
NPG 2209