Henry Inlander (1925-1983)
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An Austrian / British painter of landscapes and portraits. He lived in Trieste from 1935 to 1938, then settled in England. In 1947 he obtained British citizenship. Inlander studied at Saint Martin's School of Art from 1939 to 1941, at the Camberwell School of Art from 1945 to 1946, and at the Slade School of Fine Art from 1949 to 1952 under William Coldstream, Rogers, Pasmore and Gowing. Inlander won a Rome Scholarship in 1952 and premiered a one-man exhibition at the Galleria La Tartaruga in Rome in 1953. Inlander's first exhibition in London was at the Leicester Galleries in 1956. Inlander also won the Premio Acitrezza in 1958 and was awarded the Harkness Commonwealth Fellowship to the United States from 1960 to 1961. He said: "To live within the landscape is of importance to me; not that I would set up an easel in it but simply the daily contact would further my understanding."Inlander's work appears in several public and private collections, including the Tate, London.