Tony Scherman

Canadian , 1950 -

Tony Scherman (1950 — ) is a Canadian artist born in Toronto and educated at the Royal College of Art in London. Since his graduation in 1974, he has exhibited his works in solo and group exhibitions across North America and Europe. He has also been a visiting critic and lecturer at universities, art colleges, and art galleries in both North America and Europe.

Scherman’s expressive work often depicts historical figures and is held in public collections worldwide. He is particularly known for a monumental cycle of Napoleon portraits and French Revolution paintings collected in the 2002 art book, Chasing Napoleon: Forensic Portraits. Scherman has been recognized as one of the most successful contemporary practitioners of the encaustic painting.
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