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A miscellany of hops, hop-picking and oasthouses from the public art collections in the UK.

42 artworks
Hop-Picking
Photo credit: Bridgeman Images

Hop-Picking

George Smith (1714–1776) (after)

Oil on canvas

H 44 x W 59 cm

Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

Putti Picking Hops 1794–1797

Julius Caesar Ibbetson (1759–1817)

Oil on paper

H 36.8 x W 41.9 cm

English Heritage, Kenwood

The Hop Pickers
Photo credit: City & County of Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Collection

The Hop Pickers

Henry William Pickersgill (1782–1875)

Oil on canvas

H 43.6 x W 35.6 cm

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

Hop Garden
Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

Hop Garden 1852

John William Buxton Knight (1842/1843–1908)

Oil on canvas

H 88.6 x W 124 cm

Manchester Art Gallery

Hop Garden
Photo credit: Shipley Art Gallery

Hop Garden 1858

Thomas George Webster (1800–1886)

Oil on board

H 22.9 x W 41 cm

Shipley Art Gallery

Life in the Hop Garden
Photo credit: Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum

Life in the Hop Garden 1859

Phoebus Levin (1836–1908)

Oil on canvas

H 64.8 x W 112 cm

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum

Maidstone, Kent, from the College Hop Garden
Photo credit: Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

Maidstone, Kent, from the College Hop Garden 1860

James John Gegan (1821–1899)

Oil on canvas

H 115 x W 190 cm

Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

Hop Picking
Photo credit: Atkinson Art Gallery Collection

Hop Picking

Rudolf Hirth du Frênes (1846–1916)

Oil on wood

H 60 x W 70 cm

Atkinson Art Gallery Collection

Hop Garden in Alexandra Park, East Sussex
Photo credit: Hastings Museum and Art Gallery

Hop Garden in Alexandra Park, East Sussex c.1872

Charles A. Graves (1834/1835–1918)

Oil on canvas

H 35.5 x W 53 cm

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery

The Hop-Gardens of England 1874

Cecil Gordon Lawson (1849–1882)

Oil on canvas

H 153.7 x W 213.4 cm

Tate

Hop Pickers Returning
Photo credit: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow

Hop Pickers Returning 1883

Alexander Mann (1853–1908)

Oil on canvas

H 117.1 x W 96.7 cm

Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow

Nooning in the Hop Gardens
Photo credit: Laing Art Gallery

Nooning in the Hop Gardens 1889

David Murray (1849–1933)

Oil on canvas

H 122.2 x W 183.2 cm

Laing Art Gallery

Hop Garden
Photo credit: Portsmouth Museums and Visitor Services

Hop Garden

Benjamin Haughton (1865–1924)

Oil on board

H 30 x W 39 cm

Portsmouth Museums and Visitor Services

Workers: Workmen Bagging Hops
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: UCL Culture

Workers: Workmen Bagging Hops 1904

Harold Oakley (active 1904–1929)

Oil on canvas

H 91.5 x W 122 cm

UCL Culture

Gypsy Life – The Hop Pickers
© the estate of Sir Alfred Munnings, Dedham, Essex. Photo credit: Yale Center for British Art

Gypsy Life – The Hop Pickers 1913

Alfred James Munnings (1878–1959)

Oil on canvas

H 62.2 x W 74.9 cm

Yale Center for British Art

Mending Cowls, Cookham 1915

Stanley Spencer (1891–1959)

Oil on canvas

H 109.2 x W 109.2 cm

Tate

Oast Houses, Kent
Photo credit: Rye Art Gallery

Oast Houses, Kent 1920

Frank Short (1857–1945)

Etching on paper

H 17 x W 24.5 cm

Rye Art Gallery

Oasthouses, Menston, Yorkshire
Photo credit: Leeds Museums and Galleries

Oasthouses, Menston, Yorkshire

John Albert Cooper (1894–1943)

Oil on canvas

H 50.5 x W 60.7 cm

Leeds Museums and Galleries

Kentish Landscape
Photo credit: Portsmouth Museums and Visitor Services

Kentish Landscape

Benjamin Haughton (1865–1924)

Oil on board

H 31.5 x W 40.2 cm

Portsmouth Museums and Visitor Services

South Eastern Railway Train in Kent Countryside Hauled by 4–2–0 Locomotives Nos.85 and 136

Cuthbert Hamilton Ellis (1909–1987)

Oil on board

H 38.9 x W 61 cm

National Railway Museum

Hop-Picking
© the estate of Sir Alfred Munnings, Dedham, Essex. Photo credit: Museums Sheffield

Hop-Picking

Alfred James Munnings (1878–1959)

Oil on canvas

H 92.1 x W 102.2 cm

Museums Sheffield

The Hop-Pickers
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: The Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

The Hop-Pickers c.1930

Thomas Saunders Nash (1891–1968)

Oil on canvas

H 58.7 x W 88.9 cm

The Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

The Day's Work, Hop-Picking
Photo credit: Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

The Day's Work, Hop-Picking

Thérèse Lessore (1884–1945)

Oil on canvas

H 76.7 x W 53.5 cm

Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

Hop-Pickers
Photo credit: The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds

Hop-Pickers

Thérèse Lessore (1884–1945)

Oil on canvas

H 49.5 x W 59.7 cm

The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds

Hop Gardens, Kent
Photo credit: Rochdale Arts & Heritage Service

Hop Gardens, Kent 1935

Thérèse Lessore (1884–1945)

Oil on canvas

H 61 x W 50.5 cm

Rochdale Arts & Heritage Service

Hop-Pickers
Photo credit: The Collection: Art & Archaeology in Lincolnshire (Usher Gallery)

Hop-Pickers c.1938

Thérèse Lessore (1884–1945)

Oil on canvas

H 65.5 x W 76 cm

The Collection: Art & Archaeology in Lincolnshire (Usher Gallery)

Hop-Picking – Granny Knowles c.1938

Laura Knight (1877–1970)

Oil on canvas

H 64 x W 51 cm

Canterbury Museums and Galleries

The Hop Pickers
© Royal College of Art / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: The Ingram Collection of Modern British and Contemporary Art

The Hop Pickers 1945

John Minton (1917–1957)

Watercolour, pen, gouache & chalk on paper

H 26 x W 33.5 cm

The Ingram Collection of Modern British and Contemporary Art

Hop-Picking No. 1 c.1946

Laura Knight (1877–1970)

Oil on canvas

H 76.3 x W 63.6 cm

Canterbury Museums and Galleries

Hop-Picking, Rye
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: The Higgins Bedford

Hop-Picking, Rye 1950

Keith Baynes (1887–1977)

Oil on canvas

H 114.3 x W 152.4 cm

The Higgins Bedford

A Sussex Landscape near Steyning
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Bushey Museum and Art Gallery

A Sussex Landscape near Steyning

Garnet Ruskin Wolseley (1884–1967)

Oil on board

H 18 x W 23 cm

Bushey Museum and Art Gallery

The Hop Garden
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London

The Hop Garden 1950

William Townsend (1909–1973)

Oil on canvas

H 63.5 x W 76.2 cm

Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre

Hop Garden in Kent
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: UCL Culture

Hop Garden in Kent 1952

William Townsend (1909–1973)

Oil on canvas

H 92.7 x W 76.2 cm

UCL Culture

Kent: The Garden of England 1955

Frank Sherwin (1896–1986)

Oil on canvas

H 81.3 x W 127 cm

National Railway Museum

Tarrington Court, Herefordshire
© estate of Gilbert Spencer. All rights reserved, DACS 2021. Photo credit: Hereford Museum and Art Gallery

Tarrington Court, Herefordshire 1961

Gilbert Spencer (1892–1979)

Oil on canvas

H 63.5 x W 89 cm

Hereford Museum and Art Gallery

Oast Houses with Peasant in Blue
© estate of Josef Herman. All rights reserved, DACS 2021. Photo credit: Royal Academy of Music

Oast Houses with Peasant in Blue

Josef Herman (1911–2000)

Oil on canvas

H 25.5 x W 30 cm

Royal Academy of Music

Hop-Pickers
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council t/a The Amelia

Hop-Pickers c.1969

Janet B. McCulloch (1909–2004)

Oil on canvas

H 50.5 x W 60.5 cm

The Amelia

The Last Hop-Picking in the Chantries, Farnham, Surrey
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Museum of Farnham

The Last Hop-Picking in the Chantries, Farnham, Surrey c.1970

Clara Joan Murphy (1900–1986)

Oil on canvas

H 61.5 x W 74.5 cm

Museum of Farnham

The Oasthouse, Kent
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: The Foundation for Essex Arts: BAT Collection

The Oasthouse, Kent 1978

Ernest Greenwood (1913–2009)

Watercolour & white heightening on paper

H 42.5 x W 55.5 cm

The Foundation for Essex Arts: BAT Collection

Landscape with Oasthouses
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Museum of Farnham

Landscape with Oasthouses

Sidney Reeves (b.c.1925)

Oil on hardboard

H 29 x W 40.5 cm

Museum of Farnham

A Kent Landscape
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

A Kent Landscape 1993

David Shepherd (1931–2017)

Oil on canvas

H 51 x W 91 cm

Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

The Bromyard Frieze
© the artist. Photo credit: The Bromyard Centre

The Bromyard Frieze

David Jones (b.1945)

Acrylic, ink & mixed media on wood panel

H 1 x W 2.9 cm

The Bromyard Centre