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Patrick Heron

 (1920 - 1999)
Patrick Heron was active/lived in England.  Patrick Heron is known for richly colored abstract gouache painting.

Patrick Heron

Patrick Heron was an English painter, writer and designer, based in St. Ives*, Cornwall.

Born at Headingley, Leeds in Yorkshire in 1920, he was the son of Thomas Milner Heron and Eulalie 'Jack' Heron (née Davies), the first of four children (Michael, Joanna and Giles).  His father was a clothes manufacturer, pacifist, socialist and leading member of the Leeds Arts Club.  In 1925 the Heron family moved to West Cornwall where T M Heron took over the running of Crysede and four years later the family moved to Welwyn Garden City where Tom founded the firm Cresta Silks.  It was here at his new school that Patrick Heron met his future wife Delia Reiss, daughter of Celia and Dick Reiss, co-founder of Welwyn Garden City.
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About  Patrick Heron

Born:  1920 - Headingley, Leeds, England
Died:   1999 - Zennor, Cornwall, England
Known for:  richly colored abstract gouache painting