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(b London, 11 May 1889; d Bournemouth, Hampshire, 11 July 1946). English painter, book illustrator, writer, photographer, and designer. Nash was one of the most individual British artists of his period, taking a distinguished place in the English tradition of deep attachment to the countryside whilst at the same time responding imaginatively to European modernism. He saw himself as a successor of William Blake and Turner.

Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)