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THIS AFTERNOON'S BROADCAST will sketch the history of portrait and landscape painting from the time when it seems to have found itself, in the eighteenth century. British painters of that day successfully challenged the rivalry of foreign masters and ideas.
R. M. Y. Gleadowe will show how the English is perhaps the greatest school of landscape, reflecting the many moods of nature and influencing other schools by its vision and methods.
He will describe how our native interest in character has also produced many fine portraits, and how in the nineteenth century our painters excelled also at telling stories. And finally he will touch on the technique of water-colour.
Mr. Gleadowe, Art Master at Winchester College, and late Slade Pro fessor of Fine Art in the University of Oxford, will broadcast on ' Some Crafts ' next Sunday.


Unknown: Mr. R. M. Y. Gleadowe
Unknown: R. M. Y. Gleadowe
Unknown: Slade Pro

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