John Nash (artist)

British artist, illustrator, painter and wood-engraver (1893-1977)

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.

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  • 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 have a habit of looking, and really seeing.
    • Cited in: Dr Ronald Blythe (2013) The Time by the Sea: Aldeburgh 1955-1958. Chapter 5.

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