Tag: watercolour

Charles Rennie Mackintosh (7 June 1868 – 10 December 1928), architect, designer, fine artist and the founder of the “Glasgow Style” or the “Glasgow School” turns 150 in June. We take a brief look at the great man’s career and work. The beginning.. Born in Glasgow on 7 June 1868 (the fourth of eleven children), Mackintosh was apprenticed to a local architect John Hutchison, but in 1889…

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Nell Hill (1910-2017)

Posted by Published on August 15, 2017

Bridgeman is sad to announce the death of our friend and represented artist, Nell Hill. At the grand age of 106, Nell was Europe’s oldest living artist.  It has been an honour to have her and her stunning collection of botanical works with us since the early days of Bridgeman Images. Born in 1910, Nellie Irene Hill was born sixth of eight children.  Aged fifteen, she won…

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“The Seurat of Sussex” Laura Cumming, The Observer The first major exhibition curated by James Russell to survey watercolours by celebrated British artist Eric Ravilious opened on 1 April 2015 at the Dulwich Picture Gallery. Well known for his iconic work for Wedgwood, Ravilious is widely considered one of the key figures in mid-20th century British design but he was also one of the finest watercolourists…

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