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:

Adrian Paul Allinson

Born: 1890, UK, England, London   Died: 1959, UK, England, London

Painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, designer and cartoonist. The son of a doctor, he initially studied medicine before attending the Slade School of Fine Art, 1910-12, where he was taught by Henry Tonks (1862-1937) and Philip Wilson Steer (1860-1942). He visited Munich in 1910 and worked with Walter Sickert in Dieppe in the summer of 1914. After the First World War he travelled to Switzerland and the Mediterranean but mainly worked in London where he taught art at the Westminster Technical Institute. He also drew caricatures for the 'Daily Mail' and produced set designs for Sir Thomas Beecham at the Covent Garden Opera House. He painted detailed landscapes, figure studies, still lifes and produced large ceramic sculpture figures. He was a member of the London Group and exhibited with the New English Art Club, Leicester Galleries, the Royal Academy and the Redfern Gallery

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

A Peasant Madonna C469 Ceramics

[Bust study of a young woman] C506 Ceramics

Mother and Child C468 Ceramics