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Alfred Burgess Sharrocks PRCamA (1919-1988) - 1970 Graphite, Llanfairfechan



A delightful study of Llanfairfechan beach in North Wales by the British artist Alfred Burgess Sharrocks (1919-1988). Here he has depicted a quiet beach at high tide with a collection of small cottages in the distance. Completed in expressive, loose marks with touches of white pastel. Dated 'August 18th '70'. Also with a very faint signature to the lower left corner. Well presented in a grey card mount and simple gilt effect frame. On wove.


The condition is typical for a picture of this age. With some minor discolouration and foxing. Small marks to the frame.


15.8 x 28.3cm (6.2" x 11.1")
Framed Size: 35.1 x 45.2cm (13.8" x 17.8")

Collection Information

From a small collection of detailed watercolours and drawings by British artist Alfred Brugess Sharrocks (1919-1988).

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Artist Biography

Alfred Brugess Sharrocks was born in 1919 and studied at Stockport School of Art and at the Royal Academy Schools. He exhibited regularly at the Royal Cambrian Academy and painted a great many landscapes of the Welsh hillsides.

Sharrocks is probably best known for his book covers and illustrations for the Secret Seven series by Enid Blyton. He also illustrated educational books about the natural world, especially in annuals.Died in Bangor, North Wales. Sharrocks became an associate member of the RCA in 1952 and full member in 1953. He became president of the RCA in 1962. The National Library of Wales has a landscape by Sharrocks in their collection.

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Code kq690
Artist Alfred Burgess Sharrocks PRCamA (1919-1988)
Date 1970
Dimensions 15.8 x 28.3cm
Medium Graphite
Style Realism
Subject Landscape
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