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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]



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


Serve the Guns, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Serve the Guns


Liberty Bond, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Liberty Bond


Honneur Patrie, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Honneur Patrie


Olive Branch, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Olive Branch


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


Slain Soldier, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Slain Soldier