Francis COOK

Sir Francis Ferdinand Maurice COOK Bart FRSA, CAS, JSA
1907
1978

Francis studied under Harold Speed from 1926-1932, Arnesby BROWN between 1932-1934, and Samuel John Lamorna BIRCH in 1935-36. Flower paintings were a speciality.

He came into his title in 1939 and moved to Porthallow Old House, Talland Bay, Looe in 1940 where he stayed for four years. When he re-joined STISA in 1961 he was living in Jersey.

media

Painter, specialising in flower paintings

works and access

Works include: Cornish Studio - Winter Sunshine (1947)

exhibitions

RI

RBA

RA (2) 1936

 London Group

 STISA Spring 1940, Winter 1947 Touring Show

memberships

FRSA; CAS; JSA

ARBA 1938

RBA 1938 (Associate); 

STISA 1940-47 and 1961-72

references

Benezit

Buckman (2006) Dictionary of Artists in  Britain since 1945

Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall

Johnson & Greutzner (1975) Dictionary of British Artists

Tovey (2003) Creating a Splash