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Edward Seago    (British, 1910-1974)

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1910 Born: in Norwich, United Kingdom on March 31st
1924 Recipient, an award from the Royal Drawing Society
1928 Joined Bevin’s Travelling Circus
1934 Published Sons of Sawdust
1936 His paintings accompanied The Country Scene, John Masefield’s collection of poems
1937 Worked with John Masefield on Tribute to Ballet
1942 Worked with John Masefield on A Generation Risen
1943 Published Peace in War
1944 Published High Endeavour
1945 Published With The Allied Armies in Italy
1945 His war paintings were exhibited at Colnaghi, creating a storm of interest that ensured a yearly exhibition of his work until 1967
1946 Exhibited his war pictures at the Bristol and Norwich Municipal Galleries
1946 Was elected RBA
1947 Published his autobiography A Canvas to Cover
1957 Exhibition of his paintings at St. James’s Palace
1957 Was elected ARWS
1959 Was elected RWS
1974 Died: in London, England on January 19th

The Royal Academy
the Royal Watercolour Society
The Royal Society of British Artists
Suffolk Street
The Royal Institute of Oil Painters
The Royal Western Academy
The Paris Salon
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