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Seascape by Edward Holroyd Pearce

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Fabulous seascape by Edward Holroyd Pearce.

Signed lower left

Oil on board

image 24 x 33 cm
Mount size (unframed) 42 x 49 cm

Edward Holroyd Pearce, Baron Pearce, PC (9 February 1901 – 26 November 1990) was a British judge who also became a fine art painter. He served as a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary from 1962 until 1969. In 1971–22, he chaired the Pearce Commission, which was charged with testing the acceptability of a proposed constitutional settlement in Rhodesia.

Pearce was born in Sidcup in Kent, the elder son of John William Ernest Pearce, a headmaster, and Irene Pearce, née Chaplin. He was educated at Charterhouse School and Corpus Christi College, Oxford, taking a First in classical honour moderations and a Third in literae humaniores. He was elected an honorary fellow of Corpus Christi in 1950.