Frank Morley Fletcher
Frank Fletcher was educated at the University of London followed by work at St John's Wood Art School and in the studio of Hubert Vos. He continued art studies in Paris at the atelier of Fernand Cormon in 1888. There his exposure to the Japanese colour woodblock print led to a career in teaching and development of the subject. A student of his was fellow woodblock print exponent, Allen W. Seaby, and he influenced the woodcut artist Eric Slater.
In 1924, Fletcher became school director of the Santa Barbara School of the Arts in California, USA. He resigned as director in the spring of 1930 and eventually moved to Los Angeles where he continued to teach, paint, and exhibit.
In the late 1930s, Fletcher's eyesight began to fail and his output became more sporadic. He moved to Ojai in the early 1940s and he died there on November 2, 1950.
He was a brother of British physiologist Walter Morley Fletcher.
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