D’Horne Shepherd, Sidney: Chiswick – SOLD


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Artist: Sidney D’Horne Shepherd, (1909-1993), signed

Title and date: Chiswick, 1944

Size: 17ins x 22ins

Description: a semi-abstract watercolour and charcoal with some foxing (‘spot marks’),  aclassic of the period.

More images can be provided on request.

Artist description:

Born in Dundee and educated at Harris Academy, Sidney D’Horne Shepherd attended Dundee School of Art from 1924-1926 then Glasgow School of Art where he won a travelling scholarship and prizes for portrait and landscape. He became an Assistant Art Teacher at Glasgow Art School from 1930-32. A series of portrait commissions took him to London where in 1937 he became a lecturer at Shoreditch Training College until joining the National Fire Service in 1941. He was drafted to Napiers Aircraft Factory in Acton working as a technical assistant and draughtsman before returning to Shoreditch in 1945. He remained at Shoreditch until 1954 then held a number of teaching posts including Ealing, St Martin’s and St John Cass Schools of Art before retiring in 1974. He produced an amazing amount of work including oil paintings, watercolours, drawings and monoprints. He exhibited widely and his work is held in many private and public collections.