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John Sergeant (1937-2010) - 1966 Pen and Ink Drawing, Rue St Sebastian, Biot

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A detailed French street scene by the listed British artist John Sergeant. Inscribed with location to the reverse. Drawn on Ingres paper. Signed and dated and inscribed. On laid.


Some minor wear and tiny closed tears to the sheet edges. Minor foxing to a small areas of the central sky.


31 x 45cm (12.2" x 17.7")
Sheet: 33.2 x 48.3cm (13.1" x 19")

Artist Biography

John Sergeant was born in Bexley, south-east London. He was the husband of painter Carolyn Sergeant (nee Cann.) As a black-and-white draughtsman John Sergeant was supreme ion his love and execution of chiaroscuro. London bombing during World War II forced his father and family to escape to Faversham, Kent. Sergeant studied at Canterbury College of Art, 1954-57 where he met and was championed by Royal Academician John Ward. In 1959, encouraged by his mentor, he entered the Royal Academy Schools. During his final year there, in 1962, he won the Drawing Prize and married a fellow art student, Carolyn Cann. He held teaching posts at Canterbury College of Art, Dover School of Art and Folkestone School of Art. His commissions included interiors of Castle Coole, Stowell Park and Deene Park among others; the drawings he made of Erddig in Wrexham are held by the National Trust. As an exhibitor, he showed at the Maas Gallery, London and at the Fine Art Society and Colnaghi's.

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Code ph910
Artist John Sergeant (1937-2010)
Date 1966
Dimensions 31 x 45cm
Medium Pen and Ink
Style Realism
Subject Architecture & Cityscapes
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