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(b Cannes, 4 Mar. 1878; d London, 6 Jan. 1952). British painter. He grew up in France (his father, a doctor, practised there) and settled in London in 1910. He was already a friend of Gilman and Gore and through them he was drawn into Sickert's circle, becoming a founder member of the Camden Town Group in 1911 and the London Group in 1913. His Continental background made him a respected figure among his associates, who were united by an admiration for French painting.

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