John Nash (artist)

John Nash (11 April 189323 September 1977) was an English painter, illustrator, and engraver. Nash was the younger brother of Paul Nash and fought in World War I from 1916 to 1918, working as an official war artist from 1918.


  • The artist's main business is to train his eye to see,then to probe and then to train his hand to work in sympathy with his eye.
  • I never look for more than reality,the farming,the trees,the river.I suppose poetry gets in to reality.
  • In looking at a landscape its abstract features appeal pretty quickly.Although representational I am primarily interested in the structure underneath,though I hope not obviously.

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