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Sunderland Rollison (1872-1950)

Sunderland Rollinson was born in Knaresborough in 1872, although his family moved to Scarborough shortly afterwards. He studied at Scarborough School of Art and at the Royal College of Art in London. He lived and taught in Edinburgh from 1904 to 1908, and in 1910 moved to Cottingham, East Yorkshire, where he took a teaching job at Hull College of Art. He taught at Hull for 28 years until his retirement in 1937. He lived for many years at 3 Market Green, Cottingham, which provided the scene for a number of his paintings. He also had a studio at 12 Princess Street, Scarborough. In 1922 he married one of his students, Eleanor Malam, an accomplished artist and miniaturist in her own right.< Throughout his life he continued to paint the Humber estuary, the Yorkshire Wolds, Teesdale and Midlothian. His lavish plein-air technique owed much to the continental nineteenth-century tradition, which remained a staple part of reactionary pai


Road to the village, cira 1900
Sunderland Rollison
Road to the village, cira 1900  For sale
Landscape, circa 1910
Sunderland Rollison
Landscape, circa 1910  For sale
Landscape with Heather
Sunderland Rollison
Landscape with Heather  Sold 
Fireworks over Scarborough, 1894
Sunderland Rollison
Fireworks over Scarborough, 1894  Sold 
Camellia, mid 1920s
Sunderland Rollison
Camellia, mid 1920s  Sold 
Twilight - twin funnel steamer
Sunderland Rollison
Twilight - twin funnel steamer  Sold 
The Artist's Wife
Sunderland Rollison
The Artist's Wife  Sold 
Fishing Boat at Quayside, circa 1910
Sunderland Rollison
Fishing Boat at Quayside, circa 1910  Sold