School of Art

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School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

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Display artist/maker:

James Fitton

Born: 1899, UK, England, Oldham   Died: 1982, Dulwich, London

Painter, printmaker, illustrator and political cartoonist. Son of a union leader. Studied at Manchester Art School where he was a fellow student and friend of L.S.Lowry (1887-1976). Moved to London in 1921. From 1925 he attended Archibald Standish Hartrick's evening classes in lithography at the Central School of Art, a class Fitton took over in 1933. He was a founder member of the Artists' International Association. He worked as an Art Director for Vernon's Advertising Agency and later as a freelance illustrator and cartoonist, particularly for the 'Left Review'. His paintings were exhibited at the Royal Academy

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

May Day PR550 Prints