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Fred Leist Fred Leist i(A67646 works by) (a.k.a. Frederick William Leist)
Born: Established: 21 Aug 1873 Surry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, ; Died: Ceased: 18 Feb 1945 Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
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An accomplished painter, cartoonist, and art teacher, Fred Leist was appointed an official war artist with the Australian Imperial Force during the First World War. According to the Australian Dictionary of Biography, Leist was 'the first to portray the Australian girl as a definite type'.

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