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Julian Otto Trevelyan

(1910-1988), Painter and etcher

Sitter in 9 portraits
Artist of 3 portraits
Born near Dorking, Trevelyan belonged to a modernist group which published the student magazine Experiment in Cambridge in 1928. In Paris in 1930 he studied under Léger and Ozenfant, and enrolled at S.W. Hayter's print workshop, Atelier 17, working with Miró, Ernst and Picasso. He settled in Hammersmith in 1935, and his work was included in the International Surrealist Exhibition held in London in 1936. Trevelyan participated in Tom Harrison's Mass Observation in Bolton and Blackpool in 1937-8. Trevelyan, a camouflage officer with the Royal Engineers, was invalided out on psychiatric grounds in 1943. An influential teacher, he taught printmaking at Chelsea (1950-60) and the Royal College of Art (1955-63).

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Julian Otto Trevelyan, by Sandra Lousada - NPG x135465

Julian Otto Trevelyan

by Sandra Lousada
gelatin silver print, 1960
NPG x135465

Julian Otto Trevelyan, by Jan Siegieda - NPG x8515

Julian Otto Trevelyan

by Jan Siegieda
bromide print, 1979
NPG x8515

Julian Otto Trevelyan, by Alastair Thain - NPG x36073

Julian Otto Trevelyan

by Alastair Thain
bromide print, mid 1980s
NPG x36073

Julian Otto Trevelyan, by Alastair Thain - NPG x36074

Julian Otto Trevelyan

by Alastair Thain
bromide print, mid 1980s
NPG x36074

Julian Otto Trevelyan, by Jane Bown - NPG x25215

Julian Otto Trevelyan

by Jane Bown
resin print, 1986
NPG x25215

Julian Otto Trevelyan, by Lucinda Douglas-Menzies - NPG x31842

Julian Otto Trevelyan

by Lucinda Douglas-Menzies
bromide print, 28 January 1988
NPG x31842

Julian Otto Trevelyan ('Me and my Cats'), by Julian Otto Trevelyan - NPG D17840

Julian Otto Trevelyan ('Me and my Cats')

by Julian Otto Trevelyan
coloured etching and aquatint, 1978
NPG D17840

'West Wind' (Julian Otto Trevelyan; Mary Fedden), by Julian Otto Trevelyan - NPG D17841

'West Wind' (Julian Otto Trevelyan; Mary Fedden)

by Julian Otto Trevelyan
coloured etching and aquatint, 1983
NPG D17841

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