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john hassall, official war artistJohn Hassall (1868 – 1948)
Biography

John Hassall was born in Kent and educated in Worthing at Newton Abbot College and at Neuenheim College, Heidelberg. In 1888, Hassall emigrated to Canada after failing to gain entry at Sandhurst, but returned to London two years later before leaving to study art in Antwerp and Paris.

In 1895 he began working for David Allen and Sons designing adverts, which spun into a 50 year career. Hassall’s illustrative style lent itself to Children’s books, and he produced a large number of volumes of fairy tales and nursery rhymes.

In 1900 he opened his own New Art School and School of Poster Design, in Kensington, but the school had to close at the outbreak of World War I.

John Hassall's World War I Poster

belgian canal boat fund, war poster, john hassall




[Paul Nash] [Augustus John] [Austin Spare] [Bruce Bairnsfarther] [Alfred Lee] [David Bomberg] [Eric Ravilious] [William Rothenstein] [Leonard Raven-Hill] [Frank Brangwyn] [John Lavery] [Francis Dodd] [Stanley Spencer] [Mervyn Peake] [Muirhead Bone] [Cyril-Bird] [William Roberts] [William Orpen] [Mark Gertler] [Philip Steer] [John Hassall] [Wyndham Lewis]



Servicing an A-20 Bomber, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Servicing an A-20 Bomber


British Plane, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
British Plane


Algerians, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Algerians


Gold Committee, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Gold Committee


Der letzte Hieb ist die, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Der letzte Hieb ist die


Face the Bullets, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Face the Bullets


Nazi supply dump, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Nazi supply dump