Sir Roland Penrose
Person Male Born 14/10/1900 Died 23/4/1984
Surrealist artist, writer and exhibition organiser. Born at 44 Finchley Road. Brought the first Picasso painting for display in London, in the 1936 London International Surrealist Exhibition which he organised. Arranged for Guernica to tour Britain. 1949 - co-founder of the INstitute of Contemporary Arts. Wrote a biography of Picasso. Husband of Lee Miller. Died at home, Farley Farm, Chiddingly, Sussex.
Our picture shows him (left) with Picasso (right).