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Eric Kennington (1888-1960)

Sculptor, draughtsman and painter. Born in London, son of the artist Thomas Benjamin Kennington, he studied at Lambeth School of Art (1906-08) and afterwards at the City and Guild School. He exhibited at the RA from 1920; and also showed at Leicester Galleries, Fine Art Society, Goupil Gallery, ROI and RP. Kennington was an Official War Artist, 1916-19, after being invalided out of the army in June 1915. The experience was to have a marked influence on his work: his first one-man show at the Goupil Gallery, April-October 1916, of the Kensingtons at Laventie, created a great impression and identified him in the public mind with depictions of men of action. Soon after the war he travelled in Jordan and Syria (March-May 1921) to illustrate T. E. Lawrence's Seven Pillars of Wisdom. During World War II he produced two books: Drawing the RAF, 1942, and Britain's Home Guard, 1945. He was elected RA in 1959 and died at Reading, Ber


Portrait of Cosmo Clark,  1917
Eric Kennington
Portrait of Cosmo Clark, 1917  For sale 
Seeing it through, 1944
Eric Kennington
Seeing it through, 1944  Sold 
Portrait Head of Jean Clark
Eric Kennington
Portrait Head of Jean Clark  Sold 
Rear View, standing female nude
Eric Kennington
Rear View, standing female nude  Sold