The National Arts Education Archive

Basil Rocke

A collection of books on children's Art Education including recollections by Rosemary Devonald of those who knew him, with extracts of his own work, Basil Rocke met and worked with Prof Franz Cizek and Dr Wilhelm Viola in Vienna between 1929 and 1931, while studying art and observing Prof Cizek's children's art classes. In 1946 he was appointed Senior Art Adviser to the West Riding, where he worked for twenty years. The collection includes a few pen and ink sketches by children aged 10/11 in West Riding schools.

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