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Art Galleries in Hayle

Alan Coombe Fine Art

Alan Coombe Fine Art
www.alancoombe.co.uk

The town of Hayle now easily boasts more traditional Cornish art than any other town in the county. Just a small distance apart, Hayle Gallery and Alan Coombe Fine Art always have over 400 paintings on display...


Cornwall Artists Index

Cornwall Artists Index

The story of art in Cornwall

The purpose of the Cornwall Artists Index is to preserve and make accessible the invaluable history of the art and artists of Cornwall. The index is an invaluable and ever-growing database of artists known to have worked in the county.


Women Artists in Cornwall

Helen Hoyle's website 'Women Artists in Cornwall' features short articles exploring women artists in Cornwall, both past and present.

cornishmuse.blogspot.co.uk


Borlase Smart - a life in art...

A celebration of the life and work of Robert Borlase Smart. To include oil paintings, watercolours, drawings, pastels and etchings. The exhibition will be held from 6th to 26th September 2014, at the Crypt Gallery, Norway Square, St Ives.


Lydia Gwennap - a Cornish masterpiece uncovered...

Lydia Gwennap - a Cornish masterpiece uncovered...

Original wildlife paintings by Peter Barrett
Wildlife Illustrations - a unique collection of original wildlife paintings by Peter Barrett

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The Red Sail Gallery

The Red Sail Gallery
Modern British art with a strong focus on Cornish works...


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Elizabeth Forbes

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Elizabeth Armstrong (Forbes)

Study of a seated woman, silverpoint drawing. 18ins x 12ins
 
This is a variation of the study illustrated on page 152 of 'Singing from the Walls' (by Melissa Hardie) titled 'Girl on a Window Seat'.
 
Reverend John Halkes has informed us that several works on paper by Forbes came into the Newlyn Art Gallery in 1981. The collection came from the Armstrong family (a second cousin).
 
Silverpoint is a drawing technique that was extensively used during the Renaissance both as underdrawing in panel painting and as a medium for fine drawings. Fine drawings, particularly, were done on white or tinted grounds and were commonly highlighted with white watercolour applied with a brush. To this day, silverpoint, or metalpoint as it is also know, remains a traditional but seldom used artistís technique for fine drawings..Essentially, the technique is based on coated paper upon which one draws with a fine silver stylus.

Medium: Silverpoint drawing on a white distempered ground - Frame: Yes - Size: 18ins x 12ins - Status: SOLD

Guide price: SOLD

Elizabeth Forbes


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