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John Rattenbury Skeaping R.A.

Posted on 17/12/2021 at 1:27 PM by

John Rattenbury Skeaping R.A 9 June 1901 – 5 March 1980. British. Active: 1914 – 1979 Sculptor, carver, modeller Born South Woodford, Essex. He was the son of Kenneth Mathieson Skeaping (1857-1946) a lithographic artist, illustrator and painter and his grandfather was Joseph Nairn Skeaping (1829-1902) a master wood carver from Liverpool. Several of his… Read More

Ben Marshall

Posted on 8/11/2021 at 5:13 PM by

Benjamin Marshall (8 November 1768 – 29 January 1835) was an English sporting and animal painter. He was a follower of George Stubbs and studied under Lemuel Abbott for three years. He was born in Seagrave, Leicestershire to Charles and Elizabeth Marshall. He initially focused on portrait painting, until at the age of 26 he began to concentrate on horses. He exhibited… Read More

Frank Paton

Posted on 30/10/2021 at 1:34 PM by

Frank Paton – 23 November 1855 – 13 November 1909 Individual; painter/draughtsman; printmaker; British; MaleGenre and animal painter, illustrator and reproductive etcher; born and worked in London. Some of his works declared to the PSA. (British Museum) R K Engen, ‘Dictionary of Victorian Engravers, Print Publishers and Their Works’, 1979.  A figure, animal painter and… Read More

Caroline Bromley-Gardner

Posted on 17/09/2021 at 3:05 PM by

Caroline Bromley-Gardner I am a sculptor and artist who specialises in equestrian, wildlife and sporting subjects, living in North Wiltshire. Having taken Art ‘A’ level, I studied at Bath Academy of Art where I took the Foundation course, followed by 3 years in Italy, where I studied at one of the most influential ateliers in… Read More

John Murray Thomson, RSW

Posted on 22/05/2021 at 5:18 PM by

John Murray Thomson, RSA, RSW (1885-1974) Crieff born animal Painter, who studied at the RSA Schools and won The Carnegie Travelling Scholarship to Paris. Taught at ECA. Exhibited (1912-1940) at the RA, RSA, RSW and elsewhere. Elected RSW (1917) and RSA (1940) His painting of foxhounds and a terrier in a kennel, 16″ x 30″… Read More

Thos. Landseer ARA

Posted on 4/03/2021 at 2:38 PM by

Thomas Landseer ARA.,  1795-1880 London Son of John Landseer A.R.A., and brother of Edwin Landseer R.A. and Charles Landseer R.A British artist who was best known for his engravings and etchings. Landseer was born in London, the eldest of the fourteen children of engraver John Landseer. Seven of the children survived to adulthood and all became… Read More

Terence J Gilbert b.1946

Posted on 20/11/2019 at 6:19 PM by

Terence Gilbert is a chronicler of the contemporary scene. This he achieves with supreme success in his unique style combining realism with impressionism. He is present at events where action at every level of society is taking place: polo at Windsor, racing at Longchamp, rowing at Henley Royal Regatta, or ballet at the Royal Opera… Read More

Michael Lyne 1912-1989

Posted on 20/11/2019 at 5:06 PM by

Charles Edward Michael Lyne, born in 1912, was the youngest son of the Revd. Arundell and Joan Lyne who lived near Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire. As a boy, Michael quickly became interested in animals, sport and all aspects of rural life. His education at Rossall School was followed by an aborted attempt to become a vet and… Read More

Lucy Kemp-Welch RI. ROI. RBB. RCAMA.

Posted on 11/02/2019 at 1:59 PM by

Lucy Kemp-Welch 1869 – 1958 She was born in Bournemouth. She showed an early excellence in art and exhibited for the first time when she was 14 years old. After attending a local art school, in 1891 she and her younger sister Edith moved toBusheyto study at Hubert von Herkomer’s art school. As one of… Read More