(1793 - 1838)
Rolinda Sharples was active/lived in District Of Columbia, Pennsylvania / England. Rolinda Sharples is known for Portrait, genre, and historical painting.
Biography Rolinda Sharples
Rolinda Sharples (1793-1838), was an English painter who specialized in portraits and genre paintings in oil. She exhibited at the Royal Academy of London*, and at the Society of British Artists*.
Rolinda Sharples was born into a family of artists headed by James Sharples, her father, and Ellen Sharples, her mother. Rolinda's three brothers also pursued careers in art. They were: George, from her father's first marriage; Felix, from his second marriage; and James Jr., who was Rolinda's full brother and son to Ellen, James's third wife. She was only an infant when her parents moved to America in 1794. In 1803, Rolinda's mother, a miniature portrait painter, began to encourage her daughter to take an interest in the profession. She tau
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