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British artist

Spear, Ruskin, RA (1911-1990)

Carel Weight and Ruskin Spear in 1947, Credit : Imperial War Museum

Spear studied at the Royal College of Art, in 1930 and taught there after the war. His work was strongly influenced by the Camden Town Group. He was given a number of commissions during the war. Childhood polio prevented him from active service.

The artwork in this exhibition

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