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Maurice Cockrill RA (1936- 2013)
Pathology Study #1 2004
Oil on canvas signed and dated 2004 on reverse.
50cm x 40cm
The first of a series of painting studies for a commission from the Royal Society of Medicine in London. The ‘Pathology Series’ resulted in four large works now installed at the Royal Society of Medicine in 2005.
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.