1887 b. Bombay.
   English painter, sculptor and printmaker. 

 1911 Entered the Slade School of Art where he became friendly with Robert Gibbings -> 
   and Paul Nash.
   Soon after leaving the Slade he was employed by Edward Gordon Craig -> to be his musical 
   director at his theatre school in Italy,
   m. Madge Pemberton.

 1918 He served with the Queen's Westminster Rifles in the Machine Gun Corps suffering 
   shell shock following the March Retreat.  
   The series of paintings and drawings he produced whilst serving in the Trenches 
   showed him to be in sympathy with elements of Futurism and Vorticism.

 1919 - 1922 Collaborated closely with Paul Nash and John Nash producing 
   wood engravings for the Sun Calendar Yearbook and The Poetry Bookshop. 
   His paintings and wood engravings were bought by notable collectors such as Arnold Bennett ->,
   Roger Fry -> and Edward Marsh. 

 1920's Turned his attention to sculpture.

 1925 Starts affar with Diana Brinton.

 1926 Elected President of the London Group.

 1929 Rupert and Diana visit Paris.

 1930 Responsible for organizing the important open-air sculpture exhibition 
    on the roof gardens of Selfridges. 
    Moves to s'-Gravenhague, Holland.

 1932 Divorces Madge; engaged to Diana; receives well wishing letter from old 
    friend Paul Nash.

 1935 Madge appeals divorce but Rupert and Diana move in together.

 1936 Resigned from London Group. 
    Recruited by Roland Penrose to be Chairman of the International Surrealist Exhibition 
    at the New Burlington Galleries. 
    Photographed with Ruthven Todd, Salvador Dali, Paul Eluard, Roland Penrose, 
    Herbert Read, Edouard Mesens, George Reavey and Hugh Sykes Davies, 
    Diana Brinton Lee, Nusch, Eileen Agar, Sheila Legge 
    Sept. Signed Declaration on Spain

 1946 Moved to Spain.

 1959 b. Summer in a motor accident in England.

    See Buried Treasure: the life and visions of Rupert Lee.

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