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Rupert Shepherd

Biography of Artist

Exhibited 1930 - 1940

Born on 12 February 1909

Painter in oil and watercolour, pastel landscapes, river scenes and still life.

He studied art at the Slade School from 1926 - 1929 under Henry Tonks. He was elected to the New English Art Club in 1945, when he was appointed official War Artist to the Ministry of Transport. He taught at the Central School of Arts and Crafts from 1946 - 1948 and later in South Africa at the Michaelis School of Art in Capetown from 1948 - 1937. He also travelled extensively and eventually settled back in London in 1963. He has been represented at the National Portrait Gallery, Imperial War Museum and the British Museum Print Rooms.

Exhibited at:
Cooling & Sons Gallery x 20
Goupil Gallery x 2
Lefevre Gallery x 1
Leicester Gallery x 1
New English Art Club x 3