Frank Lisle

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Frank Lisle

Frank Lisle (1916–1986) was a British painter and art teacher, who numbered a young David Hockney among his pupils when he was Head of Art at Bradford College of Art.[1]

He was principal of Jacob Kramer College from 1970 to 1977.[2]

Among his portrait sitters were another pupil, Donald Rooum,[3] and Alice Bacon, MP for North-East Leeds.[4]

His work is in collections including those of The Hepworth Wakefield, and Leeds City Council.[5]


  1. ^ "The Royal Hall Harrogate 1 — Series 38". Antiques Roadshow. Series 38. Episode 1. 27 March 2016. BBC. Retrieved 27 March 2016.
  2. ^ "'Erica' – bust portrait, pencil and coloured crayon by Frank Lisle (1916–1918)". Retrieved 27 March 2016.
  3. ^ Robinson, Stuart (3 March 2008). "Art detective solves portrait riddle". Yorkshire Evening Post. Retrieved 27 March 2016.
  4. ^ "-". Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer. 8 September 1953.
  5. ^ 9 artworks by or after Frank Lisle, Art UK. Retrieved 27 March 2016.

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