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Monochrome Abstract Composition
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Tate

Monochrome Abstract Composition c.1915

Helen Saunders (1885–1963)

Tate

Painter of abstracts and still life, born in Croydon, Surrey. She studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, 1906–7, and Central School of Arts and Crafts. Her early work was abstract, but shortly after World War I she moved towards a naturalistic style. She showed with Frank Rutter’s AAA from 1912; LG 1916; and latterly with Holborn Art Society in London, near to where she lived. She was a signatory of the Vorticist Manifesto in Blast No.

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


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