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National Centennial Exhibition of New Zealand Art Catalogue

Francis A. Shurrock

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Francis A. Shurrock

Francis A. Shurrock, A.R.C.A., was born in Lancashire, England, in 1887, and came to New Zealand in 1923. He received his art training at the Chester School of Art and the Royal College of Art. He concentrates on sculpture, in all materials, but has also executed oils and water colours, pencil drawings and lino-cuts. He has exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1934, 1935 and 1939, and in the main centres in New Zealand. His sculpture is to be seen in galleries and public places in Dunedin, Christchurch, and Auckland, and he has had extensive teaching experience. He has been the instructor of modelling, casting, and carving at the Christchurch School of Art for the past sixteen years.

280            CHRISTOPHER PERKINS (bronze)


282            PETER (study for bronze)

283            CHESHIRE CAT (stone) (Photographs of sculpture)

284            SALE DAY (lino-cut)