MILLER, John Lawrence

1916 - 1987

John, sometimes Jack, Lawrence Miller, was born at Dartford, Kent on 29 November 1916, son of Frank Lawrence Miller (1872-1963), a government officer, and his wife Tryphosa Amelia née Bonney (1882-1954), who married at West Ham, Essex in 1910. Educated at Tonbridge and at Goldsmith's School of Art, London. In 1938 he joined the Army in the Royal Artillery. A paintere of portraits and equestrian scenes in both oils and watercolours, which are striking for their free lines and energy. Jack disliked selling his pictures except to friends, and sometimes would sell just for the price of the canvas and should have achieved a greater recognition before his death. He died at Sudbury, Suffolk in 1987.




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