Sargy Mann (1937-2015)
Snow covered roofs, Bristol
oil on paper
8 x 10 inches
Price: Sold - see below for other works
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A charming, luminescent oil capturing the crisp light of a winter's day.
Sargy Mann was born in Hythe, Kent in 1937. He studied at the Camberwell School of Art and then returned to the school as a lecturer from 1969-1988. He held a number of other academic and curatorial positions including, co-curator of the "Bonnard at le Bosquest" exhibition at the Hayward Gallery ( 1994) and Visiting lecturer at the Prince's Drawing School (1999-2008). He exhibited extensively at the Royal Academy, Royal College of Art and the Mall Galleries.
Sargy was diagnosed with cataracts at the age of 36 and ultimately lost his sight but continued to paint and exhibit to astonishing effect for the last 25 years of his life.
For further biographical information on Sargy Mann, see this article