PEARSONS, Frank

1920 - 2013

Frank Baden Pearsons, was born at Ipswich on 4 April 1920, son of Harry Pearsons (12 November 1884-1963), an antique furniture restorer, and his wife Florence Engeldow née Doole (6 August 1884-1981), who married at Ipswich in 1915 and in 1939 Florence was a tailoress living at 56 Bolton Lane, Ipswich. Frank was educated at the Northgate Grammar School, Ipswich and was mainly a self-taught painter but did some studies under Cor Visser [q.v.] 1947-1950. An industrial designer, artist in watercolour, oil and ink, he exhibited at the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour and was a member of the Ipswich Art Club from 1948 but had exhibited from 56 Bolton Lane, Ipswich in 1946 watercolours, 'Woodland Path'; in 1947 'Sicilian Landscape' and 'Landscape with Lake'; in 1948 'Landscape with Lake' and 'Willy Lott's Cottage, Flatford'; in 1949 'Springtime, Nacton Woods', 'Belstead Lane' and 'The Orwell, near Ipswich'. He exhibited in 1951 watercolours 'Old Harbour Buildings, Newlyn' and 'Street Scene, Southern Italy'; in 1952 'Farm Buildings, Rushmere', Autumn, Bromseswell, Suffolk', Winter Sunshine' and 'Flower Piece'; in 1971, 'River Orwell, towards Freston' and was a regular exhibitor. He died at Ipswich on 21 May 2013.




Works by This Artist