Biographies

Elizabeth Drake was born in 1866 in Rochester, Kent, England. Her naturalistic renderings of landscape and architectural subjects in waterco... read more
Leng Dixon was born in 1916 in Cape Town. He joined the New Group after his return from the Camberwell School of Art in London from 1937 to... read more
Michael Kitso Dingake was born on 11 February 1928 in Bobonong Village, Bechuanaland Protectorate (now Botswana). He attended the Bobonong P... read more
  Pieter Dirk Uys was born in Cape Town in 1945. He studied drama at UCT from 1965 to 1965 before going to study at the London Film Sch... read more
Bongiwe Dhlomo was born on 25 June 1956 in Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal, and grew up in nearby Bergville. Dhlomo matriculated in 1974 from St Chad... read more
Nerine Constantia Desmond Fial was born in Constantia, Cape, 1908. She studied graphics at London's Central School of Art in 1938, but w... read more
Franciscus Jacobus Ludovicus* (also François Jacobus Louis) De Vriendt was born on 2 September 1886**1874 in Borgerhout, Antwerp, Belgium. H... read more
Gille de Vlieg was born in 1940 in Plymouth, England. She was trained as a nurse and worked in Pietermaritzburg and London. De Vlieg then mo... read more
Izak de Villiers was born in Paarl on 30 July 1936. He attended Paarl Gymnasium, a school for which he maintained a lifelong passion. He was... read more
Johannes de Klerk was born on 22 July 1903 in Burgersdorp. He was the eldest son of Reverend Willem de Klerk and Aletta Johannes van Rooy. D... read more
As a girl she had developed an interest in the arts, and in the 1950s married an up-and-coming actor, David de Keyser, a marriage that laste... read more
Paul de Groot was born in Surabaya, Indonesia on 11 January 1878. Paul de Groot received training for the stage at the Toneelschool... read more

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