FISHER, Roger Roland Sutton

1919 - 1992

Roger Roland Sutton Fisher, was born at Dover, Kent on 3 August 1919, son of Arthur Roland Fisher (1884-1973), surgeon commander in Royal Navy, and his wife Eileen Frances May née Best (1899-1966), who married at Dover in 1918. Roger spent some 37 years in the Royal Navy, which gave his pictures great authenticity and was elected to the Royal Society of Marine Artists in 1983. He exhibited at the Society of Marine Artists, at the Wapping Group of Artists and the Armed Forces' Art Society. He married at Westminster, London in 1948, June Audrey Foster and they lived at High Ridge, The Terrace, Snape, near Woodbridge, Suffolk, where he died on 28 December 1992 and is buried in St John the Baptist New Cemetery, Snape, MI. The Royal Naval Lifeboat Institution and Yarrow Shipbuilders hold examples of his work.





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