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Alixe Jean Shearer Armstrong (1894-1983)

Biography of painter Alixe Jean Shearer Armstrong (1894-1983)

Alixe Jean Shearer Armstrong (1894-1983) was born in Penge, London and studied at The Slade and Karlsruhe Gallery.

Armstrong moved to Cornwall in 1921 and worked briefly with Stanhope Forbes. Originally influenced to paint in oils by Algernon Talmage, she developed her own style in still life during the 1930s. Her style later developed into abstract under the influence of Ben Nicholson.

Armstrong married in 1921 and moved to Carbis Bay, keeping studios at Porthmeor. She exhibited at the RA and RSA from 1926 as well as at Newlyn. She taught art at Marazion.

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Lot FS18/325

Lot FS18/325: Alixe Jean Shearer Armstrong [1894-1983] - 'Sylvan', A Landscape

Alixe Jean Shearer Armstrong [1894-1983] - 'Sylvan', a landscape faint signature Shearer Armstrong and address 9 Porthmeor Studios on reverse of board further inscribed with title and 9 Guineas on reverse oil on board 26.5 x 125cm.

Estimate: £150 - £250
Realised: £120

Lot FS18/327

Lot FS18/327: Alixe Jean Shearer Armstrong [1894-1983] - Quarry

Alixe Jean Shearer Armstrong [1894-1983] - Quarry signed and dated 1953 bottom right pastel 29 x 43cm.

Estimate: £150 - £250
Realised: £120

Lot FS18/326

Lot FS18/326: Alixe Jean Shearer Armstrong [1894-1983] - Roman Forum

Alixe Jean Shearer Armstrong [1894-1983] - Roman Forum signed, inscribed and dated 1959 on the reverse oil on board 22.5 x 625cm.

Estimate: £150 - £250
Realised: £120