Sherrin was the son of John Sherrin, and the father of R.D. Sherrin who were also artists. Flourished c1895-1915.
He was born in Brentford, Essex and moved to Ramsgate when he was a boy. Later he lived in Seasalter near Whitstable where he died. Initially he apparently primarily painted seascapes, but later turned mainly to landscapes.
His paintings were sometimes used for book illustrations and engravings and a scene entitled 'In the Highlands' can be seen in 'British Highways and Byways from a Motor Car' by Thomas D. Murphy published in 1908.
It is thought that Daniel Sherrin was a practical joker. While he was living in Whitstable, white lines were first painted on the road to direct traffic and he added extensions directing traf... read more