BOOK LEEDS HOTELS

Featured Destination

June 2017: The Resorts of North Devon

Devon is the only county in England with two separate coasts, north and south. It is the latter that is perhaps better known and more ...More
More Uk destinations

Patrick Heron
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Leeds, West Yorkshire
Born on 30th of January 1920
Died on 20th of March 1999

Born 1920. Died 1999 - Painter and textile designer.

Studied at the Slade School of Art, London. Conscientious objector during WWII. Was an art critic for the New Statesman and Nation. Lectured and held one-man exhibitions worldwide. His publications include The Shape of Colour (1973) and The Colour of Colour (1978). His works can be seen at The Tate Collection, London and at Tate, St Ives, Cornwall.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Patrick Heron?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

2918 views since 22nd June 2007

Brit Quote:
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them. - John Stuart Mill
More Quotes

On this day:
Battle of Harlaw - 1411, Mary Queen of Scots abdicates - 1567, Gibraltar Seized - 1704, Speaking Clock Introduced - 1936
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages