Henry Inlander 1925-1983


Primarily a landscape painter, Henry Inlander was born on 14 January 1925 in Vienna. He lived in Trieste before settling in England in1938, becoming a British citizen in 1947. Studies included St Martin's School of Art, Camberwell School of Art and at the Slade School (1949-52) under Coldstream, Rogers, Pasmore and Gowing. At the end of this period, he was awarded a Rome Scholarship in 1952.

Inlander's first one-man exhibition was at the Galleria La Tartaruga, Rome in 1953, and his first in London at the Leicester Galleries in 1956. He was awarded Premio Acitrezza, Sicily, 1958 and a Harkness Commonwealth Fellowship to the United States1960-1961. Many group and solo shows have been held in Britain and abroad. The Tate Gallery, Contemporary Art Society and the Arts Council all hold his work.