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.
Painter, specialising in flower paintings
works and access
Works include: Cornish Studio - Winter Sunshine (1947)
RA (2) 1936
STISA Spring 1940, Winter 1947 Touring Show
FRSA; CAS; JSA
RBA 1938 (Associate);
STISA 1940-47 and 1961-72
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