Vincent G Barlow

19th  &  20th Century Books & Prints

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Artist:David Gentleman

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Artist Details:David Gentleman born in London attended the St.Albans Art School 1947-8 and 1950 and then to the Royal College of Art 1950-3 under Edward Bawden and John Nash becoming a junior tutor there from 1953-5. He worked as a freelance book illustrator and also illustrated his own books from 1972 until the late 1990's. Gentleman had many solo exhibitions including at the Mercury Gallery and the Royal College of Art and various shows of lithographs. There was a retrospective at the Fine Art Society in 2004 and the Tate showed some of his lithographs in 2005. Examples of his work are held in many public and private collections including the V&A, Tate Gallery and the National Maritime Museum.