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© estate of Prunella Clough. All rights reserved, DACS 2020. Photo credit: Government Art Collection

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Prunella Clough (1919–1999)

Government Art Collection

British painter, born in Chelsea, London. Her father was a civil servant; more significantly, her aunt was the important modern designer Eileen Gray. Clough studied painting at Chelsea School of Art and Camberwell School of Art, holding her first solo exhibition at the Leger Gallery, London, in 1947. In the war years and after, she was closely linked with representatives of *Neo-Romanticism such as Robert *Colquhoun, Keith *Vaughan, and John *Minton.

Text source: A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art (Oxford University Press)


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