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Alfred Wallis
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Born in Devonport, Devon
Born on 17th of August 1855
Died on 29th of August 1942

Born 1855. Died 1942 - English painter.


Fisherman, scrap merchant and ice-cream vendor before beginning to paint at the age of 70. Paintings were drawn from his experiences at the sea. Discovered by the St Ives group, taken to a Penzance workhouse and continued to paint until he died. Work found in major collections in Britain and USA.

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