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John Nash

(1893-1977), Painter and printmaker

John Northcote Nash

Sitter in 27 portraits
Artist of 2 portraits
Brother of artist Paul Nash who advised him to avoid formal training to preserve the exciting originality of his work. Nash joined the Artist Rifles during the First World War and fought for nearly two years before returning home to join his brother as an official war artist, a position he was to resume in 1940 for the Admiralty. Nash taught at the Ruskin School of Art in Oxford and subsequently at the Royal College of Art. He played an important role in the renaissance of English book illustration. He was a member of the London Group and the New English Art Club. He was elected RA in 1951 and in 1967 was given the first ever retrospective exhibition of a living painter at the Royal Academy.

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John Nash, by John Nash - NPG 6685

John Nash

by John Nash
pencil, pen and ink and watercolour, circa 1935
NPG 6685

John Nash, by Peter Coker - NPG 5516

John Nash

by Peter Coker
pencil and chalk, circa 1970
NPG 5516

John Nash, by Heinrich Barten - NPG x127184

John Nash

by Heinrich Barten
albumen cabinet card, circa 1895
NPG x127184

John Nash and fourteen soldiers, by Unknown photographer - NPG x127172

John Nash and fourteen soldiers

by Unknown photographer
sepia postcard print, 1917
NPG x127172

John Nash, by Unknown photographer - NPG x127170

John Nash

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, 1918
NPG x127170

John Nash, by Unknown photographer - NPG x127171

John Nash

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, 1918
NPG x127171

John Nash; Christine Kühlenthal, by Unknown photographer - NPG x127173

John Nash; Christine Kühlenthal

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, 1920
NPG x127173

John Nash, by Unknown photographer - NPG x127169

John Nash

by Unknown photographer
cream-toned bromide print, circa 1930
NPG x127169

John Nash; Paul Nash, by Lance Sieveking - NPG x127177

John Nash; Paul Nash

by Lance Sieveking
glossy bromide print, 1937
NPG x127177

John Nash and twenty-nine Royal Marines, by Unknown photographer - NPG x127174

John Nash and twenty-nine Royal Marines

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1943
NPG x127174

John Nash, by Unknown photographer - NPG x127175

John Nash

by Unknown photographer
vintage bromide print, 1943
NPG x127175

John Nash, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127176

John Nash

by Elliott & Fry
bromide print on photographer's card mount, 1951
NPG x127176

John Nash; Jennifer Andrews, by Kurt Hutton (Kurt Hubschman) - NPG x127178

John Nash; Jennifer Andrews

by Kurt Hutton (Kurt Hubschman)
vintage bromide print, 1958
NPG x127178

John Nash, by Peter Strickland - NPG x127179

John Nash

by Peter Strickland
bromide print, 1958-1959
NPG x127179

John Nash, by Kurt Hutton (Kurt Hubschman) - NPG x127182

John Nash

by Kurt Hutton (Kurt Hubschman)
bromide print, 1958
NPG x127182

John Nash, by Anthea Sieveking - NPG x199120

John Nash

by Anthea Sieveking
bromide print, 1960s
NPG x199120

John Nash; Jennifer Andrews, by Peter Strickland - NPG x127180

John Nash; Jennifer Andrews

by Peter Strickland
glossy bromide print, 1960s
NPG x127180

John Nash; Jennifer Andrews, by Peter Strickland - NPG x127181

John Nash; Jennifer Andrews

by Peter Strickland
glossy bromide print, 1960s
NPG x127181

John Nash, by Edward Morgan - NPG x1596

John Nash

by Edward Morgan
bromide fibre print, 19 July 1970
NPG x1596

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