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Study for Siegfried
© Christopher Le Brun. All rights reserved, DACS 2022. Photo credit: National Trust Images

Study for Siegfried 1993

Christopher Le Brun (b.1951)

National Trust, Antony

Painter, printmaker, sculptor and teacher, born in Portsmouth, Hampshire. He studied at Slade School of Fine Art, 1970–4, then gained his master’s degree at Chelsea School of Art, 1974–5. Le Brun was a visiting lecturer at Brighton, Wimbledon and at the Slade, 1976–83, from 1989 resuming teaching at the Slade. He was a prizewinner at John Moores Liverpool Exhibitions, 1978–80, and won a Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Printmakers’ Commission Award in 1983. In 1984 he did designs for a revival of the Ballet Imperial at Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, produced in 1985; was guest of the Berlin Artists’ Programme of the DAAD in 1987–8; and in 1988 gained the Snowdonia Commission, Artists in National Parks, organised by the Victoria & Albert Museum.

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

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