Michael Henry Harrison (1948 - 1983)
Michael Harrison was born and raised on a farm in Snowshill in the Cotswolds. From an early age his love of animals and his close observation of them allowed him to recreate what he had seen, often purely from memory.
He had no formal art education, but felt that this liberated him to experiment in different media and develop his own style. He painted in oils as well as watercolour, but it was with the latter that he found the greatest challenge and the most satisfaction.
Michael Harrison lived in Rome in the late 1970's, where he supplemented his sporadic income as an artist by teaching, taking his students to Venice, Rome and into the Italian countryside. One o
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