Daniel Sherrin (1868-1942)

Daniel Sherrin (1868-1942) was an early 19th English Artist born in 1868 in Brentwood to the artist John Sherrin. Daniel Sherrin was a pupil of the excellent landscape artist B.W Leader. He was primarily a landscape artist who is very well known for painting country scenes in Suffolk, Norfolk, Surrey and Hampshire. His output was often used as book illustrations, one of his works “In the Highlands” featured in the book “Highways and byways from a motor car, by Thomas D Murphey. Daniel Sherrin contributed to the war effort during the 1st World War by designing recruitment posters, and was also commissioned to paint Sandringham by King George V. The painting still hangs in Buckingham Palace. His works are either signed D Sherrin or occasionally L Richards or Horace Gallon.