1905 b. Beijing, China. English Painter Educated at Catholic Public School, Downside. 1926 Studied at the Slade School under Henry Tonks -> and privately with Bernard Meninsky -> and then in Paris under Andre Lhote and at the Atelier Colarossi ->. 1927 Went to France meeting Roland Penrose and Janko Varda? in Cassis and also Roger Fry ->, Clive Bell -> and Duncan Grant ->. He also met and befriended Georges Braque; Max Ernst and Andre Masson. 1929 Nudes in an Bedroom influenced by Matisse, bought by Clive Bell.
1931 Paysage Marseillais influenced by Giorgio de Chirico.
1930's Joined Paul Nash's Unit One Group after resignation of Frances Hodgkins ->. Friendship with Edward Wadsworth, with whom he painted abroad. 1933 Pylons.
1937 Started to move away from Surrealism. 1940 - 1943 served RNVR. After the war he moved to Somwerset with his family. 1954 Publication of his autobiography Leda and the Goose. 1983? d. Shepton Mallet See work -> and more -> and more ->. See Bio ->. Bibliography Painter Pilgrim - The Art and Life of Tristram Hillier -> - Jenny Pery See Timeline