Category Archives: Oil Paintings

Graham Austin artist

I thought today, we would look at a local artist. I happen to know this artist personally through Ely Cathedral with which he is also associated. G #GrahamAustin has been a wildlife and aviation painter for over 50 years. He … Continue reading

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Croxton Kerrial Church

I came across a painting of ‘St Botolph and St John the Baptist’, Croxton Kerrial, Leicestershire, this past week. It is done by an artist for whom I can find no information. The label on the verso states that it … Continue reading

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Samuel Harry Hancock artist

Today, we visit with an artist best known for his images of Victorian London as well as his portraits. #SamuelHarryHancock (1871-1932) worked mostly in oils and his portraitures come from earlier in his career. I picked up a portrait of … Continue reading

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Montague Dawson marine artist

Recently, a charity I frequent held a sale. I could not go in the morning due to other obligations but went in the afternoon even though I figured most things would be well picked through. There were very few pictures … Continue reading

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Joseph Syddall artist

I recently picked up an oil painting by #JosephSyddall. Joseph Syddall (1864 – 1942) was born in Old Whittington near Chesterfield, Derbyshire. The son of a master carpenter he started his working life as a clerk in a solicitor’s office. … Continue reading

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Some Canadiana

Having moved across the pond, some 25 years ago, I am always pleasantly surprised when I come across a piece of Canadian art as was the case today. To be true it is not a stunning work but just a … Continue reading

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David Aldus artist

We visit Wales today to drop in on painter #DavidAldus (1941-). The majority of his works are landscapes but he also created a good number of maritime scenes as well as a few portraits. David was born in the town … Continue reading

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Basil Ede, an artist twice over

I came across an oil painting this past week which was suspicious until I read up on the artist. I recognised the artist’s name but the painting which I was looking at was something way out of the ordinary for … Continue reading

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The Castle Inn or Five Bells, Chiddingstone, Kent

I recently was able to associate an oil painting in my collection to a location. The painting is unsigned and undated but bears an artist dealer stamp on the verso. It is stamped Winsor & Newton, 38 Rathbone Place, London … Continue reading

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Rudolf Haybrook artist

Today’s artist is better known for his WWII paintings some of which are in the #ImperialWarMuseum. #RudolfHaybrook (1898-1965) was a portrait and figure painted. He also designed sets for theatres. Haybrook was born in London, studied in Brighton and served … Continue reading

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