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Henry Cliffe

Henry Cliffe was born in Yorkshire, and studied at Bath Academy of Art, where he later ran the lithography studio at Corsham from 1950 until his retirement in 1981. He was a regular exhibitor in international print exhibitions and in 1960 was one of five artists shown in the British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale: XXX Venice Biennale 1960 British Pavilion: Pasmore, Paolozzi, Clarke, Cliffe, Evans. Cliffe's early works were influenced by Surrealism and the neo-romantic English artists of the1940s. His work is represented in public collections including the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; the City Art Gallery, Bristol; the Cincinnati Art Museum, USA; and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.


Still Life - Details

Still Life c 1950s
16 x 20 inches
Oil on canvas

Private collection