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John Craxton, R.A.

1922-2009

A painter, Craxton studied at the Clayesmore School, the Académie Julian and the Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris 1939. Between 1941 and 1942, he attended Goldsmiths College and shared a studio with Lucian Freud, provided by their patron and friend Peter Watson. Through Watson he met Graham Sutherland who would influence his work.[…]