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date: 04 June 2020

Penrose, Sir Roland Algernonlocked

(1900–1984)
  • Richard Cork
  • , revised

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Penrose, Sir Roland Algernon (1900–1984), artist, writer, and exhibition organizer, was born at 44 Finchley Road, London, on 14 October 1900, into a Quaker family, the third of the four sons (there were no daughters) of (James) Doyle Penrose (1862–1932) and his wife, ...

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