School of Art

Contact Details

School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

Fax: +44 (0)1970 622461


Display artist/maker:

Claude Allin Shepperson

Born: 1867, UK, England, Kent, Beckenham   Died: 1921

Illustrator and printmaker. After initially studying law he switched to art in 1891 studying in Paris and at Heatherley's School of Fine Art in London. He later received instruction from Sir Frank Short (1857-1945). He principally worked as an illustrator contributing regularly to 'Strand', 'Punch' and 'Sphere' as well as numerous books, particularly childrens' books. He also produced 29 drypoints and 21 lithographs over a period of 15 years some of the latter including the set 'Tending the Wounded' - images of the nursing care provided for wounded First World War soldiers

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

A Devon Courting PR683 Prints

A Pastoral PR681 Prints

Motherhood PR682 Prints

The Lark PR684 Prints