Geraldine Knight 1933-2008 sheep shearer
Geraldine Knight 1933-2008 sheep shearer.Geraldine Knight 1933 - 2008 from the artists studio a resin sculpture of a sheep shearer 90 cm high x 44 cm x 70 cm deep.
Geraldine knight studied at the Brighton College of Art from 1949 tp 1952 and then at the Royal Academy Schools from 1952 to 1956. After training to be sculptor, she was awarded the Prix de Rome scholarship, enabling her to spend two years in Italy. She subsequently produced a variety of sculptures and architectural decoration and her life size bronze animals include a flock of sheep, exhibited at the Royal Academy summer exhibition of 1986. As well as portrait busts and public sculpture, Knight worked on stage sets and contributed to building restoration projects. From 1960 she taught life drawing and sculpture at the Sir John Cass School of Art, Twickenham College of Technology and Kingston College of Art. In later life she lived and worked between Oxford and Venice
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