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Edward Wolfe

(1897-1982), Painter

Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist of 2 portraits
Painter. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, Edward Wolfe came to London in 1916 where he studied at the Regents Street Polytechnic and the Slade School of Art. In 1917 he was invited by Roger Fry to join the Omega Workshops and exhibited with them the following year. He was one of the first to champion Henri Matisse who remained a lasting influence on his work in portraiture, landscape, still life and abstract in oils and watercolours. He was a member of the Seven and Five Society from 1926 to 1931 and exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1951 to 1970.

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Edward Wolfe, by Edward Wolfe - NPG 5771

Edward Wolfe

by Edward Wolfe
oil on canvas, 1920s?
NPG 5771

Edward Wolfe, by Humphrey Spender - NPG x14269

Edward Wolfe

by Humphrey Spender
bromide print on card mount, 1936
NPG x14269

Edward Wolfe, by S.S. Walia - NPG x1524

Edward Wolfe

by S.S. Walia
bromide print, 1970s
NPG x1524

Edward Wolfe, by Paul Popper - NPG x184087

Edward Wolfe

by Paul Popper
bromide press print
NPG x184087


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