Ben Uri collection

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Artist information

Name Henry Inlander (1925-1983)

Born Vienna, Austria

Died London, England

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Henry Inlander was born in Vienna in 1925 and arrived as a Jewish refugee from Italy in England in 1938. He studied at Saint Martin’s School of Art 1939-41, Camberwell School of Art 1945–6 and the Slade 1949-52. In the 1950s Inlander returned to Italy and first exhibited in Rome in 1953. While his connection to Italy lasted a lifetime, Inlander also spent time in the USA and Canada, as well as returning to the Camberwell School of Art as Head of Painting. He exhibited in London’s Leicester Galleries, at Roland, Browse & Delbanco, the New Art Centre, the Royal Academy and as part of the London Group. He was a member of the Ben Uri Art Committee in 1972.

Object Details

Date 1967

Object type painting

Medium oil on canvas

Materials and techniques oil (medium) canvas (support)

Unframed 82 x 118.3 cm

Framed 86.5 x 123.5 cm

Acquisition gift from the artist

Accession number 1987-153

Display status not on display


nature | painting

Selected exhibition history

1969 Sandra Blow, Henry Inlander, Leon Kossoff, Helena Markson, Archibald Ziegler

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