Category Archives: New acquisitions

The Mirror of Venus

 Stephen Rose, The mirror of Venus, 2012 This is one of the most colourful and decorative still life paintings within our collection – at once a still life which seems purely representational, and a work which veers towards abstraction. – at once … Continue reading

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Superb artist – George Weissbort

George Weissbort (1928-) encapsulates precisely what Mark Mitchell Paintings & Drawings is all about and is the very reason why I set up this company –  to bring back into the spotlight talented and highly trained artists who have often been … Continue reading

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New acquisition – Bernard Finegan Gribble (1873 – 1962) ‘Elegant woman in a plumed hat’

The painting I would like to review this week is the stunning Edwardian portrait we have recently acquired by the late English artist, Bernard Finegan Gribble. Having recently exhibited at The Winter Fine Art and Antiques Fair at Olympia, this picture … Continue reading

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New acquisition – Théophile De Bock

One our recently acquired works is by the late 19th Century Dutch landscape painter, Théophile De Bock. This painting is typical of his landscapes; decorative, restrained in colour, and demonstrating a vision tempered by romanticism. Born in the Hague in … Continue reading

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New Acquisition by Edward Wesson (1910-1983)

This is another gem from the late British artist, Edward Wesson. His subject matter normally consists of painting the East Anglian empty skies, (of which we have five other pictures of). Instead here he’s focused on the buildings and monuments(including … Continue reading

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New acquisition – Gustaf Olof Olle Hjortzberg

This beautiful still life is by the late Swedish artist, Gustaf Olof Olle Hjortzberg (1872-1959). The composition derives from the japoniste paintings of the late 19th and early 20th century. Similarity can be drawn to Carl Larsson’s works in the clarity … Continue reading

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