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Cecil Collins

1908-1989

A painter of visionary subjects, Collins studied at the Plymouth School of Art 1923–7, and at the Royal College of Art 1927–31. In 1936 he took part in the International Surrealist Exhibition in London, but he quickly abandoned Surrealism. Heavily influenced by the writings of William Blake and the American artist Mark Tobey, his art[…]