Patrick Heron

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Birthday
30, 1920
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 20, 1999 (79)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
30, 1920
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 20, 1999 (79)

About

British painter and designer whose 1994 exhibition, "Big Paintings," premiered at Camden Arts Centre. His first major painting The Piano was completed in 1943.

Before Fame

He attended St. George's School and The Slade School of Art. He was a conscientious objector during World War II, working as an agricultural laborer for three years.

Trivia

He painted a series of portraits of T.S. Eliot in 1947.

Family Life

He was the eldest of four children born to Thomas Milner Heron and Eulalie Davies. His first daughter became an architect, and his younger daughter grew up to be a sculptor.

Associated With

He was influenced by the French artist Paul Cezanne.