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Clare Winsten (1894 - 1989)

Clare Winsten  came to the Slade as a student in 1910, the year when Roger Fry's "Manet and the Post-Impressionists" exhibition changed the views of many artists in London, and caused others dismay, as life-long convictions were brusquely challenged. She, showed academic and artistic talent early at school, gaining a scholarship to the Female School of Art. Because of her promise, a transfer was arranged to the Slade - into' the exacting regime of Henry Tonks, just as he was countering what he saw as the threat surrounding Fry's ideas.Late in life Clare Winsten wrote her autobiography. Here it is clearly stated that she was recognised by Tonks as a gifted student. Yet she could share in the conversations and friendships productive of advanced "imaginative" work, which, in retrospect she saw as central to her artistic career.Her interests were not restricted to art, but extended to how life could best be conducted. During a long and

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Portrait of Gandhi, 1931
Clare Winsten
Portrait of Gandhi, 1931  For sale
£1900
Listening to the Wireless circa 1940
Clare Winsten
Listening to the Wireless circa 1940  For sale
£1450
Untitled composition, 1912
Clare Winsten
Untitled composition, 1912  Sold