Pictures

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 […]

19th Century

Dirk Langendyk

The Battle of the Pyramids and The Battle of Alexandria singed and dated 1803 Although not present at either battle, Landgendyk had travelled with Napoleons invasion force to Egypt.  He was amongst many scholars, scientists, philosophers and artists to travel with the army with the intention of bring North European […]

Uncategorised

Swings and Somersaults by John Ward

John Ward (1917-2007) Ward was born in Hereford in 1917, the son of an antiques dealer and the youngest of seven children, and brought up in a street leading to the cathedral. After failing to win a place at the local grammar school he studied at the Hereford School of […]

Contemporary

Harmony in Red

Harmony In Red Oil on (4) canvas, 40 cm x 40 cm This striking oil painting by one of the UK’s most dynamic artists Mike England denotes a dynamic impact on the senses with its stripped back duel palette of red and white.  Presented in as a floating canvas in […]

Contemporary

Abstract No. 5

Mike England An oil on canvas 100 x 140 cm This wonderful painting reignites the essence of British Abstract art from the 1950’s and 60’s.  The working understanding of colour by the artist is very evident in this piece where cool shades of blue are occasionally interrupted by fiery bursts […]