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Feroze Mehta
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Ferens Art Gallery

Feroze Mehta 1932

Ithell Colquhoun (1906–1988)

Ferens Art Gallery

Painter, draughtsman, writer, poet and lecturer, born in Shillong, Assam, India. Studied at Slade School of Fine Art, 1927–31, where her teachers included Henry Tonks and Vladimir Polunin, then privately in Paris and Athens. Showed extensively, including LG, Contemporary Art Society, Tate Gallery and abroad, and had solo shows at Fine Art Society, Mayor Gallery and elsewhere. Michael Parkin Fine Art held a show of her early paintings and drawings in 1977, in the same year the Newlyn Orion Gallery organising Surrealism: Ithell Colquhoun.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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