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Wilfrid Jasper Walter Blunt
(1901 – 1987) was an art teacher, author, artist and curator of the Watts Gallery
Watts Gallery is an art gallery in the village of Compton, near Guildford in Surrey. It is dedicated to the work of Victorian era painter and sculptor George Frederic Watts....
at Compton, Surrey
Compton is a village and civil parish in the Guildford district of Surrey, England. It is situated between Godalming and Guildford. The village is close to the A3 road and is crossed by the North Downs Way. Compton contains the Watts Mortuary Chapel, built to the memory of Symbolist painter George...
. He taught art at Haileybury College and Eton College
Eton College, often referred to simply as Eton, is a British independent school for boys aged 13 to 18. It was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI as "The King's College of Our Lady of Eton besides Wyndsor"....
and helped to start a revolution in the hand-writing of British school-children, using the 15th c. Italian Cancellaresca
("Chancery") script as a basis.
His brother was Anthony Blunt
Anthony Frederick Blunt , was a British art historian who was exposed as a Soviet spy late in his life.Blunt was Professor of the History of Art at the University of London, director of the Courtauld Institute of Art, Surveyor of the King's Pictures and London...
Nicolas Poussin was a French painter in the classical style. His work predominantly features clarity, logic, and order, and favors line over color. His work serves as an alternative to the dominant Baroque style of the 17th century...
expert and spy.
Sacheverell Sitwell; Wilfrid Blunt and Patrick Millington Synge; Flower books, 1700-1900 : A Bibliographical Record of Two Centuries of Finely-illustrated Flower Books. Atlantic Monthly Press, (1990)ISBN 0871132842