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This selection is a reprise of an exhibition I curated at the Whitechapel Gallery in 2011, entitled Richard of York Gave Battle In Vain. All the works in the Whitechapel exhibition were taken from the Government Art Collection and chosen for their content and also their colour.The paintings were displayed in a salon hang, ordered according to their hue. For the ArtUK website I have similarly chosen works for their colour. I loved coming across paintings of ladies wearing red dresses, green dresses, blue dresses and yellow dresses.
The title Richard Of York.. is a mnemonic intended to help remember the colours of the rainbow. I dedicate this rainbow selection, chosen during the lockdown days of the Covid Pandemic, to our wonderful NHS.

Artists featured in this Curation: Luca Carlevarijs (1663–1730), Shani Rhys James (b.1953), Graham Vivian Sutherland (1903–1980), Stanley Cursiter (1887–1976), Patrick Heron (1920–1999), William Turnbull (1922–2012), Brian Hatton (1887–1916), Callum Innes (b.1962), James McBey (1883–1959), Georges van Houten (1888–1964), and 83 more
107 artworks

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A Man Wearing a Red Coat
Photo credit: Victoria and Albert Museum, London
A Man Wearing a Red Coat c.1700–1710
Luca Carlevarijs (1663–1730)
Oil on canvas
H 19.2 x W 9 cm
Paintings Collection

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Red Self Portrait
© Shani Rhys James. All rights reserved, DACS 2021. Photo credit: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales
Red Self Portrait 1992
Shani Rhys James (b.1953)
Oil on canvas
H 183.1 x W 122.2 cm
Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

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Red Landscape
© estate of Graham Sutherland. Photo credit: Southampton City Art Gallery
Red Landscape 1942
Graham Vivian Sutherland (1903–1980)
Oil on canvas
H 68 x W 99.8 cm
Southampton City Art Gallery

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Red Lacquer
© estate of Stanley Cursiter. All rights reserved, DACS 2021. Photo credit: Alistair Peebles
Red Lacquer 1922
Stanley Cursiter (1887–1976)
Oil on canvas
H 40.4 x W 45.6 cm
Orkney Islands Council

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Red Painting: 25 July 1963
© the estate of Patrick Heron. All rights reserved, DACS 2021. Photo credit: National Galleries of Scotland
Red Painting: 25 July 1963 1963
Patrick Heron (1920–1999)
Oil on canvas
H 121.9 x W 152.4 cm
National Galleries of Scotland

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15 – 1959 (Red Saturation)
© the estate of William Turnbull. All rights reserved, DACS 2021. Photo credit: National Galleries of Scotland
15 – 1959 (Red Saturation) 1959
William Turnbull (1922–2012)
Oil on canvas
H 178 x W 178 cm
National Galleries of Scotland

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Portrait of a Girl in a Red Beret (Marjorie Hatton, 1895–1981)
Photo credit: Hereford Museum and Art Gallery
Portrait of a Girl in a Red Beret (Marjorie Hatton, 1895–1981) 1905
Brian Hatton (1887–1916)
Oil on canvas
H 75 x W 66 cm
Hereford Museum and Art Gallery

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Exposed Painting, Cadmium Red Deep
© the artist. Photo credit: Government Art Collection
Exposed Painting, Cadmium Red Deep 1996
Callum Innes (b.1962)
Oil on canvas
H 170.7 x W 163 cm
Government Art Collection

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Lady in a Red Dress
© Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums. Photo credit: Museums Sheffield
Lady in a Red Dress 1925
James McBey (1883–1959)
Oil on canvas
H 60.5 x W 49.7 cm
Museums Sheffield

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Still Life with Red Roses and Other Flowers
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Examination Schools, University of Oxford
Still Life with Red Roses and Other Flowers
Georges van Houten (1888–1964)
Oil on canvas
H 44 x W 25 cm
Examination Schools, University of Oxford

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The Red Shawl
© The Fergusson Gallery, Perth and Kinross Council, Scotland. Photo credit: University of Stirling
The Red Shawl 1908
John Duncan Fergusson (1874–1961)
Oil on canvas
H 200 x W 84.8 cm
University of Stirling

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Adrian Heath, was my tutor on my MA at Reading University 1990-92 along side painter Terry Frost who was taught painting by Adrian in a POW camp in 2nd WW.

Composition: Red, Black and Grey 1958
Adrian Heath (1920–1992)
Oil on canvas
H 71 x W 76 cm
Jerwood Collection

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Red Flowers
Photo credit: Whitby Museum
Red Flowers
Mary Linskill (1840–1891)
Oil on board
H 24.1 x W 15.2 cm
Whitby Museum

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Portrait of a Lady in a Red Scarf
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Examination Schools, University of Oxford
Portrait of a Lady in a Red Scarf 1954
Georges van Houten (1888–1964)
Oil on canvas
H 47 x W 37 cm
Examination Schools, University of Oxford

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Red Roses
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Whitby Museum
Red Roses 1948
Hannes Hammerschmidt (1898–1971)
Oil on board
H 38.1 x W 33 cm
Whitby Museum

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Geraniums
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery
Geraniums 1937
Thomas Balston (1883–1967)
Oil on canvas
H 40.7 x W 51 cm
Manchester Art Gallery

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Margo Ingham
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery
Margo Ingham 1951
Ian Grant (1904–1993)
Oil on canvas
H 91.6 x W 70.7 cm
Manchester Art Gallery

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Portrait of a Woman in Red
© Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums. Photo credit: Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums
Portrait of a Woman in Red
James McBey (1883–1959)
Oil on canvas
H 55.1 x W 42.1 cm
Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

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Untitled
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection
Untitled 2010
Kelly Gray
Oil, emulsion & gloss paint on board
H 200 x W 51 cm
University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection

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Gunga, a Hindu from Oudh and a Chaprasi (messenger) of No. 22 Astronomical Survey Party (of which Captain Sidney Burrard was in charge)
Photo credit: National Army Museum
Gunga, a Hindu from Oudh and a Chaprasi (messenger) of No. 22 Astronomical Survey Party (of which Captain Sidney Burrard was in charge) 1894
Gertrude Ellen Burrard (1860–1928)
Oil on canvas
H 59.3 x W 44.2 cm
National Army Museum

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Zero 2
© the artist/courtesy Flowers Gallery, London and New York. Photo credit: Government Art Collection
Zero 2 1999
Carol Robertson (b.1955)
Oil on canvas
H 69 x W 69 cm
Government Art Collection

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Prince Maurice of Orange-Nassau (1567–1625), General and Stadtholder of the Netherlands
Photo credit: National Galleries of Scotland
Prince Maurice of Orange-Nassau (1567–1625), General and Stadtholder of the Netherlands
Jan Anthonisz. van Ravesteyn (c.1570–1657) (after)
Oil on canvas
H 60.5 x W 47.7 cm
National Galleries of Scotland

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Untitled
© the artist. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London
Untitled 1969
Geoff Machin (b.1937)
Emulsion on canvas
H 150.5 x W 210.8 cm
Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre

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No. 7/73
© the estate of Jeremy Moon. Photo credit: National Galleries of Scotland
No. 7/73 1973
Jeremy Moon (1934–1973)
Oil on canvas
H 98 x W 103.5 cm
National Galleries of Scotland

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Edmund Kean (1787–1833), as Sir Giles Overreach in 'A New Way to Pay Old Debts' by Philip Massinger
Photo credit: Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Edmund Kean (1787–1833), as Sir Giles Overreach in 'A New Way to Pay Old Debts' by Philip Massinger 1820
George Clint (1770–1854)
Oil on canvas
H 28 x W 22.9 cm
Paintings Collection

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Yellow and Grey
© the artist's estate/courtesy Flowers Gallery, London. Photo credit: Kirklees Museums and Galleries
Yellow and Grey 1962
Michael Kidner (1917–2009)
Oil on canvas on board
H 121 x W 101 cm
Kirklees Museums and Galleries

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Sketch of a Still Life with Patterned Bowl and Oranges
Photo credit: Royal Academy of Arts
Sketch of a Still Life with Patterned Bowl and Oranges 1920–1930
George Clausen (1852–1944)
Oil on canvas
H 29 x W 36 cm
Royal Academy of Arts

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Exposed Painting, Cadmium Red Pale,Orange
© the artist. Photo credit: Government Art Collection
Exposed Painting, Cadmium Red Pale,Orange 2000
Callum Innes (b.1962)
Oil on canvas
H 92.8 x W 89.6 cm
Government Art Collection

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After the Deluge
Photo credit: Watts Gallery – Artists' Village
After the Deluge 1885–1886
George Frederic Watts (1817–1904)
Oil on canvas
H 104 x W 178 cm
Watts Gallery – Artists' Village

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Portrait of a Seated Lady in Yellow and Green Reading
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Examination Schools, University of Oxford
Portrait of a Seated Lady in Yellow and Green Reading
Georges van Houten (1888–1964)
Oil on canvas
H 91 x W 73 cm
Examination Schools, University of Oxford

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Daffodils
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Daffodils 2005
Michele Elizabeth Field (1953–2014)
Acrylic on canvas
H 76.1 x W 30.6 cm
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Richard Garrett (1779–1837)
Photo credit: Long Shop Museum
Richard Garrett (1779–1837)
unknown artist
Oil on canvas
H 75 x W 61 cm
Long Shop Museum

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Three Quinces
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow
Three Quinces 1964
Eliot Hodgkin (1905–1987)
Tempera on panel
H 25 x W 24 cm
Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow

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Girl in a Green Dress
© Lucian Freud Archive / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London
Girl in a Green Dress 1954
Lucian Freud (1922–2011)
Tempera on board
H 32.5 x W 23.6 cm
Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre

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Late Summer in the Severn Valley
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: RWA (Royal West of England Academy)
Late Summer in the Severn Valley
Alastair Frederick Flattely (1922–2009)
Oil on canvas
H 99 x W 150 cm
RWA (Royal West of England Academy)

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Yellow Chrysanthemum
© the artist. Photo credit: The Aldrich Collection, University of Brighton
Yellow Chrysanthemum 1997
Yasuo Imai (b.1965)
Acrylic on wood panel
H 80.5 x W 60.5 cm
The Aldrich Collection, University of Brighton

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Girl in a Yellow Jumper
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Salford Museum & Art Gallery
Girl in a Yellow Jumper c.1940–1945
Emmanuel Levy (1900–1986)
Oil on canvas
H 60.5 x W 50 cm
Salford Museum & Art Gallery

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Untitled
© 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko ARS, NY and DACS, London. Photo credit: Tate
Untitled c.1950–2
Mark Rothko (1903–1970)
Oil on canvas
H 190 x W 101.1 cm
Tate

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Two Boats with Yellow Sails and Lighthouse
Photo credit: Kettle's Yard, University of Cambridge
Two Boats with Yellow Sails and Lighthouse
Alfred Wallis (1855–1942)
Oil & graphite on card
H 10.5 x W 17.5 cm
Kettle's Yard, University of Cambridge

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Alton Peters
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Government Art Collection

I chose this Craigie Aitchison for my 2011 Whitechapel Gallery coincidently titled Richard of York Gave Battle In Vain.

Alton Peters 1983
Craigie Ronald John Aitchison (1926–2009)
Oil on canvas
H 76 x W 63 cm
Government Art Collection

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The Yellow Parasol
© DACS 2021. Photo credit: Leicester Museums and Galleries
The Yellow Parasol 1935
Lotte Laserstein (1898–1993)
Oil on paper
H 58 x W 44 cm
Leicester Museums and Galleries

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Pauline in the Yellow Dress
© estate of the artist. Photo credit: Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library
Pauline in the Yellow Dress 1944
Herbert James Gunn (1893–1964)
Oil on canvas
H 150 x W 120 cm
Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library

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'Yellow Bow'
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Aberdeen Maritime Museum
'Yellow Bow' 1970s
George Mackie (1920–2020)
Acrylic on board
H 25.5 x W 31.5 cm
Aberdeen Maritime Museum

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Yellow Harmony
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Northampton Museums & Art Gallery
Yellow Harmony
George Herbert Buckingham Holland (1901–1987)
Oil on board
H 18.5 x W 25.5 cm
Northampton Museums & Art Gallery

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Verge
© estate of John Hoyland. All rights reserved, DACS 2021. Photo credit: The Courtauld

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Verge 1976
John Hoyland (1934–2011)
Acrylic on canvas
H 190 x W 129.8 cm
The Courtauld, London (Samuel Courtauld Trust)

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Lady in Green Evening Dress
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Examination Schools, University of Oxford
Lady in Green Evening Dress 1921
Georges van Houten (1888–1964)
Oil on canvas
H 73 x W 60 cm
Examination Schools, University of Oxford

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Green Island
© ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2021. Photo credit: Walker Art Gallery
Green Island 1958
Henri Hayden (1883–1970)
Oil on canvas
H 46 x W 55.5 cm
Walker Art Gallery

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Harmony in Green
© the artist. Photo credit: Walker Art Gallery

This painting by Dan Hays won the 1997 John Moore's painting prize. I was one of the judges so it is great to come across his painting again, it still seems fresh. The exhibition took place at the Walker Art Gallery Liverpool.

Harmony in Green 1997
Dan Hays (b.1966)
Acrylic on canvas
H 171 x W 246 cm
Walker Art Gallery

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Green Tree Form
© estate of Graham Sutherland. Photo credit: British Council Collection
Green Tree Form 1940
Graham Vivian Sutherland (1903–1980)
Oil on canvas
H 60.5 x W 54.5 cm
British Council Collection

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Chance and Order 4 (Green)
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Government Art Collection
Chance and Order 4 (Green) 1970
Kenneth Martin (1905–1984)
Oil on canvas
H 122 x W 122 cm
Government Art Collection

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The Green Roof
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Glasgow Museums
The Green Roof 1963
Ian Simpson (1933–2011)
Oil on hardboard
H 75.9 x W 91.4 cm
Glasgow Museums

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Composition in Pink and Green
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Museums Sheffield
Composition in Pink and Green 1931
Cathleen Mann (1896–1959)
Oil on canvas
H 111.7 x W 82.1 cm
Museums Sheffield

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I love Rose Wylie.

Silent Light 2008
Rose Wylie (b.1934)
Oil on canvas
H 183 x W 336 cm
Jerwood Collection

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Daphne Spencer with a Green Scarf 1953
Stanley Spencer (1891–1959)
Oil on canvas
H 45.5 x W 35.5 cm
Jerwood Collection

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Green and Brown Windbreakers
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Newlyn Art Gallery
Green and Brown Windbreakers c.1955
Albert Reuss (1889–1975)
Oil on canvas
H 59.7 x W 71 cm
Newlyn Art Gallery

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Lady in Green
Photo credit: Glasgow Museums

I love Vuillard.

Lady in Green 1905
Édouard Vuillard (1868–1940)
Oil on millboard
H 30.2 x W 22.5 cm
Glasgow Museums

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Flower Pots in a Greenhouse
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery
Flower Pots in a Greenhouse 1950–1968
John Randall Bratby (1928–1992)
Oil on canvas
H 68.6 x W 48.2 cm
Manchester Art Gallery

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Green Head
© The Executors of the Frink Estate and Archive. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2021. Photo credit: The Ingram Collection of Modern British and Contemporary Art
Green Head 1978
Elisabeth Frink (1930–1993)
Pencil & watercolour on paper
H 78.7 x W 55.9 cm
The Ingram Collection of Modern British and Contemporary Art

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Shelf-Like No. 5 (Green)
© David Batchelor. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2021. Photo credit: Government Art Collection

This work by David Batchelor was also in my selection of paintings from the original Richard of York Gave Battle In Vain exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery 2011. He has written extensively about colour. Most renown is book Chromophobia.

Shelf-Like No. 5 (Green) 1999
David Batchelor (b.1955)
Acrylic steel & paint
H 40 x W 100 x D 13 cm
Government Art Collection

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Green Apples on a Bamboo Table
© estate of Sir Lawrence Gowing. Photo credit: Nottingham City Museums & Galleries
Green Apples on a Bamboo Table 1941
Lawrence Gowing (1918–1991)
Oil on canvas
H 21.6 x W 40 cm
Nottingham City Museums & Galleries

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A Dancer in a Green Dress, Marie
Photo credit: British Council Collection
A Dancer in a Green Dress, Marie c.1916
Walter Richard Sickert (1860–1942)
Oil on canvas
H 49.5 x W 39.4 cm
British Council Collection

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The Yellow Sleeve
Photo credit: Leicester Museums and Galleries

love Sickert.

The Yellow Sleeve 1903–1904
Walter Richard Sickert (1860–1942)
Oil on canvas
H 38.5 x W 46.1 cm
Leicester Museums and Galleries

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Salisbury Green
© the artist. Photo credit: University of Warwick
Salisbury Green 1964
Tess Jaray (b.1937)
Oil on canvas
H 157 x W 128 cm
University of Warwick

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Untitled
© estate of Helen Frankenthaler/ARS, NY and DACS, London 2021. Photo credit: Kettle's Yard, University of Cambridge
Untitled c.1960–1961
Helen Frankenthaler (1928–2011)
Acrylic on paper
H 58 x W 73 cm
Kettle's Yard, University of Cambridge

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Guild Street No. 3
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Chelmsford Museums
Guild Street No. 3 1983
Alexander Fraser (1940–2020)
Acrylic on canvas
H 213.4 x W 125 cm
Chelmsford Museums

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Guild Street No. 8
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Grampian Hospitals Art Trust
Guild Street No. 8
Alexander Fraser (1940–2020)
Oil on canvas
H 212 x W 212 cm
Grampian Hospitals Art Trust

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Process Painting-Blue Vertical LXXIII(i)-IIIm-26
© the artist. Photo credit: The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds
Process Painting-Blue Vertical LXXIII(i)-IIIm-26
Eric Cameron (b.1935)
Oil on canvas
H 122.5 x W 122.2 cm
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds

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Minuet
© the artist. Photo credit: Museums Sheffield
Minuet 1966
Tess Jaray (b.1937)
Oil on canvas
H 180 x W 228 cm
Museums Sheffield

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Lady in Blue and White Reading a Letter
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Examination Schools, University of Oxford
Lady in Blue and White Reading a Letter 1946
Georges van Houten (1888–1964)
Oil on board
H 61 x W 50 cm
Examination Schools, University of Oxford

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The White Hat
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery
The White Hat 1934
Brynhild Parker (1907–1987)
Oil on canvas
H 60.9 x W 50.1 cm
Manchester Art Gallery

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Portrait of a Lady in Blue, Modelled on Queen Henrietta Maria
Photo credit: National Trust Images
Portrait of a Lady in Blue, Modelled on Queen Henrietta Maria 19th C
Anthony van Dyck (1599–1641) (style of)
Oil on canvas
H 77.5 x W 66 cm
National Trust, Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate

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'I will be good'
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Fiskars
'I will be good' 2002
Toby Mott (b.1964)
Acrylic on canvas
H 80 x W 30 cm
Victoria and Albert Museum

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Self Portrait at 70
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

Sad self portrait, painted by Victor Willing when he knew he was dying. He was 60 years old and knew he would never make 70.

Self Portrait at 70 1987
Victor Willing (1928–1988)
Oil on canvas
H 56 x W 56 cm
Pallant House Gallery

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Miss Ann Knox
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery
Miss Ann Knox
Adrian Maurice Daintrey (1902–1988)
Oil on canvas
H 61.2 x W 51.1 cm
Manchester Art Gallery

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Seascape from the 'Umberleigh'
© National Maritime Museum. Photo credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Seascape from the 'Umberleigh' 1933–1934
John Everett (1876–1949)
Oil on paper
H 25.5 x W 35.5 cm
National Maritime Museum

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Head of a Child
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Royal Scottish Academy of Art & Architecture
Head of a Child c.1953
Archibald A. McGlashan (1888–1980)
Oil on canvas
H 38.8 x W 43.2 cm
Royal Scottish Academy of Art & Architecture

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Untitled (White Dungarees on Blue Background)
© the artist/courtesy Flowers Gallery, London and New York. Photo credit: Yale Center for British Art
Untitled (White Dungarees on Blue Background) 1999
Lucy Jones (b.1955)
Oil on canvas
H 119.4 x W 88.9 cm
Yale Center for British Art

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The Blue Blouse (Eléni Zompolides, 1880–1958)
Photo credit: Bridgeman Images
The Blue Blouse (Eléni Zompolides, 1880–1958) c.1910
Harold Gilman (1876–1919)
Oil on canvas
H 60.9 x W 45.7 cm
Leeds Museums and Galleries

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Jessie McTavish
Photo credit: Maggie's Dundee
Jessie McTavish 1921
Robert Duddingstone Herdman (1863–1922)
Oil on board
H 30 x W 22.5 cm
Maggie's Dundee

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Lady in a Blue Shirt Tending a Plant
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Examination Schools, University of Oxford
Lady in a Blue Shirt Tending a Plant 1955
Georges van Houten (1888–1964)
Oil on canvas
H 73 x W 60 cm
Examination Schools, University of Oxford

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Still Life with Blue Jug, Fan and an Apple
Photo credit: National Trust for Scotland, Brodie Castle
Still Life with Blue Jug, Fan and an Apple
Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell (1883–1937)
Oil on panel
H 35.5 x W 44 cm
National Trust for Scotland, Brodie Castle

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Flat Painting
© the artist. Photo credit: Leeds Museums and Galleries
Flat Painting
Geoffrey Teasdale (b.1943)
Oil on canvas
H 182.9 x W 182.9 cm
Leeds Museums and Galleries

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Portrait of a Lady
Photo credit: The Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

A lady in distress.

Portrait of a Lady 1838
R. W. Brown
Oil on canvas
H 76 x W 63 cm
The Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

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Untitled
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Imperial Health Charity Art Collection
Untitled
Olga Barlow
Oil on canvas
H 60 x W 74 cm
Imperial Health Charity Art Collection

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Portrait of a Boy in a Blue Coat
Photo credit: Jane Austen’s House
Portrait of a Boy in a Blue Coat 18th C
British (English) School
Oil on canvas
H 73.5 x W 63 cm
Jane Austen’s House

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No. 2 Untitled
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Government Art Collection

Lovely Barrie Cook painting, it was also in my selection of paintings for the original Richard of York Gave Battle In Vain exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery in 2011.

No. 2 Untitled 1976
Barrie Cook (1929–2020)
Acrylic on paper
H 114.6 x W 139.4 cm
Government Art Collection

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Blue Pietà
© the artist. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London
Blue Pietà 1992
Joanna Price (b.1956)
Oil on canvas
H 183 x W 183 cm
Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre

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Hen Löwr (Old Miner)
© the artist. Photo credit: Bodelwyddan Castle Trust
Hen Löwr (Old Miner) 1976
Jack Crabtree (b.1938)
Oil on canvas
H 40.5 x W 30.2 cm
Bodelwyddan Castle Trust

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Memories
Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery
Memories 1926
George James Coates (1869–1930)
Oil on panel
H 50.4 x W 37.9 cm
Manchester Art Gallery

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Aeroplane
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London
Aeroplane 1977–1983
Peter Kinley (1926–1988)
Oil on canvas
H 154.3 x W 188 cm
Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre

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Winspit, Dorset
© the artist. Photo credit: Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Winspit, Dorset 2008
John Bowen (b.1940)
Acrylic on canvas
H 75.5 x W 75 cm
Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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IKB 79
© Succession Yves Klein c/o ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2021. Photo credit: Tate
IKB 79 1959
Yves Klein (1928–1962)
Paint on canvas on wood
H 139.7 x W 119.7 cm
Tate

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Pastoral
© the artist. Photo credit: Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust
Pastoral
Grahame Ashcroft (b.1943)
Oil on board
H 25.4 x W 20.4 cm
Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust

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Gracie Fields (1898–1979)
© the artist. Photo credit: Rochdale Arts & Heritage Service
Gracie Fields (1898–1979) 1998
Keith John Turley (b.1950)
Oil on canvas
H 59 x W 49 cm
Rochdale Arts & Heritage Service

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Landscape, Aix-en-Provence
© by permission of the copyright holder. Photo credit: British Council Collection
Landscape, Aix-en-Provence 1937
Matthew Arnold Bracy Smith (1879–1959)
Oil on canvas
H 53.3 x W 81.7 cm
British Council Collection

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White Dahlia in a Blue Jug
© by permission of the copyright holder. Photo credit: British Council Collection
White Dahlia in a Blue Jug 1937
Matthew Arnold Bracy Smith (1879–1959)
Oil on canvas
H 81.5 x W 65 cm
British Council Collection

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Guinea Pig
© the artist. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London
Guinea Pig 1995
Dan Hays (b.1966)
Oil on canvas
H 16 x W 22 cm
Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre

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Mountain Series
© the artist. Photo credit: Lewisham College
Mountain Series 2001–2002
Nicky Hodge (b.1957)
Oil on board
H 10 x W 12 cm
Lewisham College

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Head
© the artist, courtesy of the Timothy Taylor Gallery, London. Photo credit: British Council Collection
Head 1998
Richard Patterson (b.1963)
Oil on canvas
H 66 x W 66 cm
British Council Collection

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Still Life with Shadow of Kettle
© the artist. Photo credit: Edinburgh College of Art (University of Edinburgh)
Still Life with Shadow of Kettle 1966
James H. Fairgrieve (b.1944)
Oil on canvas
H 26 x W 36 cm
Edinburgh College of Art (University of Edinburgh)

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Portrait of a Young Girl with a Book
© The Stonebridge Trust. Photo credit: The Pierrepont Collection
Portrait of a Young Girl with a Book
Marie-Louise Roosevelt Pierrepont (1889–1984)
Oil on canvas
H 61 x W 51 cm
The Pierrepont Collection

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Peter Davies
© the artist. Photo credit: British Council Collection
Peter Davies
Mike Silva (b.1970)
Oil on canvas
H 76.2 x W 66.2 cm
British Council Collection

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Raincity
© the artist. Photo credit: Ulster University
Raincity 2003
Diana Hadden (b.1940)
Oil on canvas
H 153 x W 216 cm
Ulster University

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Principal J. Maxwell Irvine
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: University of Aberdeen
Principal J. Maxwell Irvine 1996
Alexander Fraser (1940–2020)
Oil on canvas
H 114 x W 100 cm
University of Aberdeen

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A Group of Polish Pilots
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Royal Air Force Museum
A Group of Polish Pilots 1960s
Patrick Procktor (1936–2003)
Oil on canvas
H 17.5 x W 25 cm
Royal Air Force Museum

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Hilda, née Davenport, Mrs Cuthbert Leicester Warren (1879–1954)
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Tabley House Collection
Hilda, née Davenport, Mrs Cuthbert Leicester Warren (1879–1954) 1950
Simon Elwes (1902–1975)
Oil on canvas
H 89 x W 68.6 cm
Tabley House Collection

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Head of an Old Man
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Nottingham City Museums & Galleries

I know this painting doesn't fit in my colour coding, but I really wanted to include it. Perhaps it is made by mixing all the colours of the rainbow together?

Head of an Old Man
Mervyn Peake (1911–1968)
Oil on canvas
H 34.3 x W 25.4 cm
Nottingham City Museums & Galleries