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Harry Morley
Nationality: 
english
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1881
Birth Place: 
Leicester
Death Date: 
1943
Printer, engraver, etcher; born in Leichester on 04/05/1881; London Harry Morley was born in Leicester. He studied at Leicester School of Art; and later architecture at the Royal College of Art, London, winning a travelling scholarship to Italy. His experiences in Italy encouraged him to become a painter, and he attended the Académie Julian in Paris. He was appointed an official war artist in 1940 and taught for a time at St Martin's School of Art, London. His earlier works were inspired by his travels in Italy and were influenced by the engraver, Robert Austin.