Edward Wadsworth (1889-1949)

Abstract Composition

Edward Wadsworth was born on the 29th October 1889 in Cleckheaton, the son of a wealthy worsted spinning magnate. He started to study engineering at Munich in 1906 but became more interested in painting. He attended the Slade School in 1910 and became associated with artists such as Wyndham Lewis and Roger Fry.

As an artist, Wadsworth is known for his still-lifes and seascapes with marine objects.

External Links

Paintings by Edward Wadsworth in the Tate Gallery
Wikipedia article on Edward Wadsworth

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