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Joe Webb, 1976 | Mixed media painter

Joe Webb is a British visual artist, known for his enticing handmade mixed media collages.
He uses images from vintage magazines and posters to conjure surreal narratives that express both a comical and cynical take on the modern world.

Webb’s Handmade Collages

Webb worked as a commercial artist and graphic designer for several years. Tired of modern technology and its overwhelming potentials, Joe turned to collage, a technique he described as "more immediate and graphic than painting".
Webb’s elegant handmade collages are made of vintage magazines and printed ephemera that he has collected during the years.


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Francis Henry Newbery | Glasgow School of Art

Francis Henry Newbery (1855-1946) or Fra Newbery was a painter and art educationist, best known as director of the Glasgow School of Art between 1885-1917.
Under his leadership the School developed an international reputation and was associated with the flourishing of Glasgow Style and the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his circle.
Newbery helped commission Mackintosh as architect for the now famous School of Art building and was actively involved in its design.


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Philip Hermogenes Calderon | The Orphans, 1870

Philip Hermogenes Calderon (1833-1898) was a British painter of Spanish and French descent.
His father, at one time a Roman Catholic priest, was Professor of Spanish Literature at King's College, London.
Calderon studied at James M. Leigh's school in London in 1850, then in Paris at the studio of François-Edouard Picot.
He lived near by in Montmartre, sharing a room with fellow art student Henry Stacy Marks.


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King Charles III, 1948 | Watercolorist and Patron of the Arts

King Charles III of the United Kingdom (born Charles Philip Arthur George; 14 November 1948) is an artist, a master watercolour artist of landscapes.
King Charles III's interest began during the 1970s and 1980s when he was inspired by Robert Waddell, who had been his art master at Gordonstoun in Scotland.
In time, King Charles met leading artists such as Edward Seago, with whom he discussed watercolour technique, and received further tuition from John Ward, Bryan Organ and Derek Hill.


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Angelica Kauffmann | Neoclassical painter

Angelica Kauffmann (1741-1807) was a painter in the early Neoclassical style who is best known for her decorative wall paintings for residences designed by Robert Adam.
The daughter of Johann Joseph Kauffmann, a painter, Angelica was a precocious child and a talented musician and painter by her 12th year.
Her early paintings were influenced by the French Rococo works of Henri Gravelot and François Boucher.


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Mary Moser | Painter and a Founding of the Royal Academy

Mary Moser RA (1744-1819) was an British painter and one of the most celebrated female artists of 18th-century Britain.
One of only two female founding members of the Royal Academy in 1768 (along with Angelica Kauffmann), Moser painted portraits but is particularly noted for her depictions of flowers.


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Charles Haigh-Wood | Genre painter

Charles Haigh-Wood (1856-1927) was a British genre painter, who lived in London, Bury and Taplow, Buckinghamshire.
Haigh-Wood’s enchanting visions of romance, with attractive girls and pretty dresses are some of the most endearing and popular of all images.
His patrons adored them, a successful businessman of Haigh-Wood’s day with any pretension to artistic taste had to own one.


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Hector Caffieri | Victorian watercolour painter

Hector Caffieri (1847-1932) was a British watercolourist painter, born in Cheltenham Gloucestershire in England, son of French parents who had settled temporarily in England.
He studied at the Académie Julian with academic painter Léon Bonnat (1833-1922) and Jules-Joseph Lefebvre (1836-1911), both great exponents of genre painting and both traditional academicians.
Caffieri worked and lived in London in 1880.


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Albert de Belleroche | Painter of Belle Époque

Count Albert Gustavus de Belleroche (1864-1944), also known as Albert Belleroche, was a Welsh painter and lithographer, who lived most of his childhood and his adulthood in Paris and England.
He began as a painter, but at the turn of the century focused on lithography, for which he is most well-known. He was awarded the Chevalier de l’Ordre de Leopold by King Albert I of Belgium in 1933.


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James Jebusa Shannon | Portrait / Genre painter

Sir James Jebusa Shannon RA (1862-1923) was an Anglo-American artist.
Shannon was born in Auburn, New York, and at the age of eight was taken by his parents to Canada.
When he was sixteen, he went to England, where he studied at South Kensington, and after three years won the gold medal for figure painting.


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Albert Ludovici Jr. | Genre painter

Following the profession of his father Albert Johann Ludovici (1820-1894), Albert Ludovici Jr. R.B.A. (1852-1932) spent his life between Paris and London, painting scenes of society at leisure.
His genre paintings were the most popular, particularly his studies of the interaction of couples, whether in public places or of private moments in their homes and lives - these paintings have universal appeal.
But he also painted landscapes and interior scenes in both watercolour and gouache as well as in oils.


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Alison Friend, 1973

Alison Friend is a British artist, born in Doncaster, South Yorks.
Her paintings are inspired by nature and her cheeky sense of humour.
Dreamy delicate brush strokes abound every canvas where she captures the secret lives of animals. Every character comes to life on canvas whether having a lolly or a gin.
Alison Friend graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 1996 with a degree in Fine Art specialising in Printmaking.


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John Keats | Ode on a Grecian Urn / Ode su un'Urna Greca, 1819

Thou still unravish'd bride of quietness,
Thou foster-child of silence and slow time,
Sylvan historian, who canst thus express
A flowery tale more sweetly than our rhyme:
What leaf-fring'd legend haunts about thy shape
Of deities or mortals, or of both,
In Tempe or the dales of Arcady?

Alfred Elmore | A Greek Ode | Christie's

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Mary Fedden | Modern painter

Mary Fedden, OBE RA PPRWA (1915-2012) was a British artist.
After the war was over, Fedden developed her own style of flower paintings and still lifes, reminiscent of artists such as Matisse and Braque.
In 1995, she acknowledged in an interview in The Artist magazine:


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Andrew McNeile Jones, 1961

Andrew McNeile Jones graduated from Oxford University’s Ruskin School of Art, with a first in Fine Art, in the 1980’s.
He then trained as a filmmaker, working in all areas of the film and television business.
He produced and directed dramas, documentaries and commercials.
He shot in many countries around the world, and won numerous awards for his productions.


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Winifred Nicholson | Colourist painter

Rosa Winifred Nicholson (née Roberts, 1893-1981) was a British painter.
She was married to the painter Ben Nicholson, and was thus the daughter-in-law of the painter William Nicholson and his wife, the painter Mabel Pryde.
She was the mother of the painter Kate Nicholson.
Winifred Nicholson was a colourist who developed a personal impressionistic style, concentrating on domestic still life objects and landscapes.


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Chris Dunn | Watercolor children's book illustrator

Chris Dunn, was born and lived in the Riddlesden area of Keighley.
He has been a fine artist and illustrator since 2008 and his anthropormorphic animal illustrations have gained him a strong following and the attention of a major gallery in Paris.
He attended Bingley Grammar School, where he began to develop his talent for art in a newly built art block at the school.
After leaving school, Chris went to Bradford College, where he completed an art foundation course, followed by advanced study at Swindon School of Art, where he graduated with a degree in illustration.


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John Patchett, 1946 | Pastel painter

Born in Deal, Kent, John Patchett is a well-known East Anglian professional artist, who is a member of the East Anglian Institute of Artists and whose pastel paintings are much sought after, both in England and abroad.
After attending Grimsby School of Art, Kingston-upon-Thames College of Art and Brighton College of Art, John settled in Australia where he lived for 19 years.
In 1994, he returned to this country, settling in East Anglia where he has easy access to some of his favourite locations.


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Thomas Lawrence | The Red Boy, 1825

This portrait of Charles William Lambton - aged six or seven - was commissioned by the boy's father John George Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham, a Whig politician and MP for County Durham.
Popularly known as The Red Boy, it remained in the Lambton family until it was acquired by the National Gallery in 2021.
It is acknowledged as one of Thomas Lawrence's (1769-1830) masterpieces and, a sign of the image's enduring popularity, it was the first painting to be reproduced on a British postage stamp in 1967.


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Demelsa Haughton | The magic forest

Demelsa Haughton is a painter of whimsical and magical imagery.
From the bright setting of a tiny ladybird village (complete with corner shop) to the gloomy darkness of a forest filled with gnarly trees that were once children... her work creates a sense of wonder and gives a snapshot of imaginary worlds and characters, often with an injection of quirky, subtle humour.
With a lifelong love of traditional stories, and anything magical or supernatural, she is influenced by stories far removed from real life and endeavours to capture this in her paintings.