Born Porlock, Devon, England
Died London, England
Salaman was born in Porlock, Somerset, part of an artistic family which included his sister Merula Salaman (1914-2000). He studied at the Slade School of Fine Art under Henry Tonks (1928-31), under Albert Rutherston at the Ruskin School of Art, Oxford (1930-31), then in Paris at the Academie Ranson (1933-34). He later taught at Camberwell and Chelsea Schools of Art between the 1940s and mid-1960s.
Object type painting
Medium oil on canvas
Unframed 90.5 x (dimension missing) cm
Framed 105.9 x 85.6 cm
Acquisition loan from Anne Salaman
Accession number 1996-5i
Display status not on display
Salaman's work often focuses on scenes of isolation and loneliness.
1996 Michael Salaman