Definition of Graham Sutherland from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Graham Sutherland

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(1903-80) an English artist. He is well known for his portraits (= pictures of people), landscapes and religious art. He painted many pictures of World War II and the Welsh countryside, but his best-known works are a tapestry (= a picture made by sewing coloured threads on a cloth) of Christ in Coventry Cathedral, and a portrait of Winston Churchill which was later destroyed by Churchill's wife because he did not like it.