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PERCY WYNDHAM LEWIS, War Artist

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percy wyndham lewisPercy Wyndham Lewis (1882 – 1957)
Biography

Percy was a British artist born in Canada (reportedly born on a yacht off Nova Scotia), and co-founder of the Vorticist movement of art. He was educated at Rugby, Warwickshire and later at the Slade School of Art in London, and spent most of the 1900’s travelling around Europe with a sojourn in Paris to study art.

Percy wrote many novels, known for their satirical portrayals of Jews, homosexuals and lesbians. When he was enlightened to the reality of the Nazi treatment of Jews after a visit to Berlin in 1937, he composed an attack on anti-semitism: The Jews, Are They Human? (published, 1939; the title is modelled on a contemporary bestseller, The English, Are They Human?). The book was well received by The Jewish Chronicle.

Wyndham Lewis' Paintings

Wyndham Lewis self-portrait
Wyndham Lewis, t.s. eliot portrait painting
SELF-PORTRAIT
T.S. ELLIOT
Percy Wyndham Lewis painting of erza pound
ERZA POUND


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The Revenge for Love
by Wyndham Lewis (Author), Paul Edwards (Introduction)

A communist fighter returns to London after the Spanish Civil War to acclaim and adoration. Is his hero's welcome deserved? A satire on a world that has lost its sense of self and been seduced by the appeal of Communism.

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Terre de France, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Terre de France


Westminster Bank, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Westminster Bank


Love Story, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Love Story


P-51 Mustang, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
P-51 Mustang


Gallant Boys, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Gallant Boys


Sowing the Seeds, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Sowing the Seeds


4e Emprunt National, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
4e Emprunt National