Maurice Cockrill RA (1936- 2013)
Oil on canvas signed and titled on reverse.
One of a series of paintings done in and around the Conwy Valley in the mid 1990's, an area familiar with the artist since childhood.
Born in Hartlepool, Cockrill studied at Wrexham, Denbigh and Reading before living and teaching in Liverpool. Cockrill has showed with Bernard Jacobson and Archeus Fine Art in London. A regular exhibitor in Cornwall and a successful teacher, Cockrill has also taught at the Royal
College of Art, the Slade and St. Martin’s School of Art. He was elected RA in 1999 and was Keeper at the RA Schools.
Work is held in many private and public collections including the British Museum, Art Council of Great Britain, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool and the Royal Academy of Arts.