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Sir Frederic Bartlett (1886–1969), Professor of Experimental Psychology (1931–1952)
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge

Sir Frederic Bartlett (1886–1969), Professor of Experimental Psychology (1931–1952) c.1952–1953

Peter Greenham (1909–1992)

Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge

Painter and teacher, brother of the artist Robert Duckworth Greenham, married to the painter Jane Dowling. He was educated at Dulwich College and won a scholarship to read history at Oxford, although he read English. Studied at Byam Shaw School of Drawing and Painting under Ernest Jackson, 1935–9. He then became a schoolmaster in Oxford but continued to paint. Was elected RA in 1960. Greenham succeeded Sir Henry Rushbury as keeper of the Royal Academy Schools in 1964, retiring in 1985.

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


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