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Herbert Cole

(1867-1930), Artist

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Michael Eden

11 June 2022, 14:25

Here is a link to a page regarding Cole and one of his works,

Michael Eden

03 June 2022, 20:24

'Herbert Cole (1867–1930) was an English artist and illustrator influenced by the pre-Raphaelites and arts and craft movements. Cole created a commanding image of the Green Knight in English fairy tales (1913) for Rhys and Rhys’ version of the story (a contracted and simplified retelling aimed at children) he is accounted for at the British Museum as follows. "Painter, draughtsman and illustrator working in London; illustrated volumes of poetry, literature and children's books published by John Lane, J M Dent and other publishers, 1890s - 1920s; exhibited at the Royal Academy; taught at Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts. His work is held in the V&A Museum as well as the British Museum, where a collection of his work was presented by his widow after his death (Collections Online | British Museum, 2022)"'

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