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Sydney d'Horne Shepherd (1909-1993) - Pen and Ink Drawing, Running Girl



A pen and ink drawing with watercolour details by the artist Sydney d'Horne Shepherd, depicting a running girl in a blue polka dot dress. Well-presented in a card mount and gilt effect frame. Signed. On wove.


In fine condition. Some very light wear to the frame.


25 x 29.8cm (9.8" x 11.7")
Framed Size: 27.5 x 32.5cm (10.8" x 12.8")

Artist Biography

Sydney d’Horne Shepherd was a Scottish painter, printmaker and teacher, born in Dundee. He studied at Glasgow School of Art between 1927-30 where his teachers including Maurice Greiffenhagen – he later also taught at the School.

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, working as a technical assistant, aero-engine tester and draughtsman before returning to Shoreditch in 1945. Having been appointed Senior Art Lecturer in 1947 he remained at Shoreditch until 1954. Thereafter he held a number of teaching posts including Ealing School of Art, St Martin’s School of Art and the St John Cass School of Art before retiring somewhat reluctantly in 1974. His work has been exhibited globally, in Scotland, London, South Africa and Italy.

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Code kr045
Artist Sydney d'Horne Shepherd (1909-1993)
Date 20th Century
Dimensions 25 x 29.8cm
Medium Pen and Ink
Style Realism
Subject Portrait
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