Pictures

Contemporary, Latest Acquisition

Sycamore

Fiona Houghton took a diploma in Botanical Painting and Illustration at CSBA (Chelsea School of Botanical Art) based at the Physic Garden in Chelsea, where she achieved a distinction.  She has exhibited at the Green & Stone Gallery in celebration of this years Chelsea Flower Show.   Graphite and watercolour […]

20th Century, Latest Acquisition, Modern British

Polperro

Watercolour on card Signed and Dated 1945 William Lyon Wilson (1892-1981) Described as “the best water-colourist of his time”, William Lyons Wilson was a 20th Century self taught artist originally from Leeds. He served in WWI and on his return to Yorkshire painted alongside the famous artist Jacob Kramer. He […]

Contemporary, Latest Acquisition

I Carried Your Ashes Home by Tracey Emin

Tracey Emin’s art is one of disclosure, using her life events as inspiration for works ranging from painting, drawing, video and installation, to photography, needlework and sculpture.  Emin reveals her hopes, humiliations, failures and successes in candid and, at times, excoriating work that is frequently both tragic and humorous. Emin’s […]

20th Century

Tranquil Landscape by Algernon Newton

British painter, born in London, grandson of one of the founders of Winsor & Newton, the firm of artists’ colourmen. He left Clare College, Cambridge, after two years without taking a degree and then studied at various art colleges in London, including the School of Animal Painting in Kensington run […]

20th Century, Latest Acquisition

Nature Morte Aux Poissons

Born Marie-Clémentine, Valadon was the daughter of an unmarried domestic worker. She grew up in Montmartre, the bohemian quarter of Paris, supporting herself from the age of ten with odd jobs: waitress, nanny, and circus performer. A fall from a trapeze led her in a new direction. From 1880 to […]