Albert John Sherman (1882 - 1971), Display of Zinnias, Oil on Board


Albert John Sherman (1882 - 1971)
"Display of Zinnias"
Oil on Board
36.5cm x 44cm
Framed: 51.5cm  x 59cm
Signed lower right

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An exquisite oil painting by renowned flower artist, Albert John Sherman (1982-1971).  Albert Sherman immigrated to Sydney from the UK in 1922 and became one of Australia's most widely known and collected artists.   Particularly in the 1950s and 1960s, Sherman's works were in high demand. 

Sherman's flower paintings combine his formidable technical skill, perfectionism and a genuine love for nature.  He worked from his home studio, personally selecting and arranging his flowers, and always painting from life. His aim was to faithfully capture the truth and beauty of his subject.

Although Sherman's favouite flower was the peony, he often painted bowls of colourful zinnias.  This painting, titled "Display of Zinnias", is a fine example of his work.  The painting is a beautiful and realistic flower piece, it is deliberate and thoughtful but also clearly captures his feeling for the bright, joyful flowers.  The painting is signed on the lower right hand side.  It is newly framed in a modern, champagne colour frame.

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Following an early 'apprenticeship' in his father's carriage building workshop, Albert Sherman studied art at Truro Art School, in Cornwall.  Sherman's training included not only painting and drawing, but also sculpture, ceramics, cabinetry, woodcarving and metalwork.    Read more ....


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