Born in England in 1882, studied at the Central Technical School in Cornwall. Moved to Australia in 1920s. He died in 1971.
Albert John Sherman was born in England in 1882, studying at the Central Technical School in Cornwall before moving to Australia in the 1920s, following World War I. His paintings take as their subject matter primarily flowers and he is known for his large traditional oils of vases of hydrangeas and zinnias. He became a Fellow of the Royal Art Society of NSW from 1928. He died in 1971. His works are represented in several major collections including the Art Gallery NSW.