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Pictures of Farnham, Surrey
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Farnham Maltings Association Limited

Pictures of Farnham, Surrey

John Verney (1913–1993)

Farnham Maltings Association Limited

Painter, illustrator and writer, born in London, his father being Ralph Verney who was secretary to the Speaker of the House of Commons. His son inherited the title as Sir John Verney in 1959. He was educated at Eton College, Oxford University and the Architectural Association. Went into film-making and served in the Army during World War II, then on demobilisation devoted his time to painting, writing and illustrating, latterly decorating furniture.

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

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