Benjamin Sheppard (1876-1910) Australia

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Born in London in 1876, Benjamin Sheppard studied at the Royal Academy prior to his arrival in Tasmania in 1896. A sculptor and teacher, he taught at the Hobart Technical College. Sheppard made the South African Memorial in Hobart's Domain, as well as two large murals for St Joseph's Church. In 1906 he returned to London and later moved to Cape Town in South Africa where he died of tuberculosis in 1910. His work is represented in the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery and the South African National Gallery. Edit or add to this biography

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Oil on board, 29 x 43.5 cm
Paintings and Furniture from the Ian Callinan Collection, Christies, Brisbane.
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