Neagu, Paul (1938–2004), artist, was born in Bucharest, Romania, on 22 February 1938, the second of six children of Tudor Neagu, a craftsman shoemaker originally from Moldovia, and his wife, Rosalie, who came from a peasant background in Transylvania. Both parents were Baptist converts from Greek Orthodox families. ...
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Philpot, Glyn Warren (1884–1937), painter and sculptor, was born on 5 October 1884 in London, the youngest of five children of John Philpot (1849–1927), surveyor, and his wife, Jessie Carpenter (1842?–1892), who died when Philpot was seven. He showed a precocious aptitude for drawing, and at thirteen began printing little booklets whose woodcut decorations show a debt to ...