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Artists featured in this Curation: Lesley Burr (b.1963), Neil Macdonald (b.1957), Susan Derges (b.1955), Patrick Haines (b.1961), Cyril Mount (1920–2013), Elizabeth Magill (b.1959), Aidan Shingler (b.1958), Craigie Ronald John Aitchison (1926–2009), Dan Coombs (b.1971), Adam Elsheimer (1578–1610), and 52 more
78 artworks
Moon Rainbow
© the artist. Photo credit: NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Moon Rainbow 2009

Lesley Burr (b.1963)

Oil on board

H 29 x W 39 cm

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

2009, oil on board by Lesley Burr (b.1963)

The Fox
© the artist. Photo credit: East Dunbartonshire Council

The Fox 2011

Neil Macdonald (b.1957)

Oil on canvas

H 64.7 x W 54.5 cm

East Dunbartonshire Council

Starfield – Blackthorn
© the artist. Photo credit: NHS Lothian Charity – Tonic Collection

Starfield – Blackthorn 2003

Susan Derges (b.1955)

Unique Ilfochrome print

H 60 x W 50 cm

NHS Lothian Charity – Tonic Collection

2003, unique Ilfochrome print by Susan Derges (b.1955)

Comet Sweepers
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Paul Francis / Art UK

Comet Sweepers 2013

Patrick Haines (b.1961)

Bronze

Mareth Line – Wet Night, F. O. O., March 1943
© National Army Museum. Photo credit: National Army Museum

Mareth Line – Wet Night, F. O. O., March 1943 2008

Cyril Mount (1920–2013)

Oil on board

H 45.8 x W 61 cm

National Army Museum

Without
© Elizabeth Magill. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2024. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London

Without 2002

Elizabeth Magill (b.1959)

Oil on canvas

H 91 x W 122 cm

Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre

Star Disc
© the artist. Photo credit: Helen Chester/Art UK

Star Disc 2011

Aidan Shingler (b.1958)

Black & silver granite

W 1200 x D 1200 cm

Wayney Dead 2
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Glasgow Life Museums

Wayney Dead 2 1986

Craigie Ronald John Aitchison (1926–2009)

Oil on board

H 34.9 x W 27.3 cm

Glasgow Life Museums

Night Bungalow II
© the artist. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London

Night Bungalow II 1996

Dan Coombs (b.1971)

Acrylic on canvas

H 213.3 x W 243.8 cm

Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre

Saint Paul on Malta
Photo credit: The National Gallery, London

Saint Paul on Malta about 1600

Adam Elsheimer (1578–1610)

Oil on copper

H 16.8 x W 21.3 cm

The National Gallery, London

Searchlights and Shellfire, Derby
Photo credit: Derby Museums

Searchlights and Shellfire, Derby 1941

Ernest Townsend (1880–1944)

Oil on canvas

H 40.6 x W 33 cm

Derby Museums

Vesuvius in Eruption, with a View over the Islands in the Bay of Naples
Photo credit: Tate

Vesuvius in Eruption, with a View over the Islands in the Bay of Naples c.1776–80

Joseph Wright of Derby (1734–1797)

Oil on canvas

H 122 x W 176.4 cm

Tate

The Eruption of Mount Vesuvius on the Night of 8 August 1779
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

The Eruption of Mount Vesuvius on the Night of 8 August 1779 1779

Pietro Fabris (active c.1740–1804)

Etching & gouache on paper

H 38.8 x W 21 cm

Wellcome Collection

Fishermen at Sea
Photo credit: Tate

Fishermen at Sea exhibited 1796

Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851)

Oil on canvas

H 91.4 x W 122.2 cm

Tate

Witches at their Incantations
Photo credit: The National Gallery, London

Witches at their Incantations about 1646

Salvator Rosa (1615–1673)

Oil on canvas

H 72 x W 132 cm

The National Gallery, London

Nocturne in Blue and Silver 1872–1878, butterfly added c.1885

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834–1903)

Oil on canvas

H 44.5 x W 61 cm

Yale Center for British Art

Nocturne in Blue and Gold
Photo credit: Leicester Museums and Galleries

Nocturne in Blue and Gold

Walter Greaves (1846–1930)

Oil on canvas

H 28.3 x W 46.5 cm

Leicester Museums and Galleries

Camberwell Nocturne, London
© the artist/courtesy Flowers Gallery, London and New York. Photo credit: Museum of London

Camberwell Nocturne, London 1984

David Hepher (b.1935)

Oil on canvas

H 242.2 x W 211.7 cm

Museum of London

Nocturne to the City
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: University of Liverpool

Nocturne to the City 1979–1980

Maurice Cockrill (1936–2013)

Oil on canvas

H 202.5 x W 304.5 cm

University of Liverpool

Moonlight Scene near Leeds
Photo credit: Kirklees Museums and Galleries

Moonlight Scene near Leeds 1881

John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836–1893)

Oil on board

H 34.2 x W 44.7 cm

Kirklees Museums and Galleries

Princes Dock, Hull
Photo credit: Ferens Art Gallery

Princes Dock, Hull 1882 (?)

John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836–1893)

Oil on panel

H 30.5 x W 49.5 cm

Ferens Art Gallery

Boar Lane, Leeds
Photo credit: Bridgeman Images

Boar Lane, Leeds 1881

John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836–1893)

Oil on canvas

H 61.2 x W 91.6 cm

Leeds Museums and Galleries

Sic transit gloria mundi (The Burning of the Spa Saloon)
Photo credit: Scarborough Museums and Galleries

Sic transit gloria mundi (The Burning of the Spa Saloon) 1876

John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836–1893)

Oil on canvas

H 81 x W 118 cm

Scarborough Museums and Galleries

Silver Moonlight
Photo credit: The Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

Silver Moonlight 1880

John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836–1893)

Oil on canvas

H 83.2 x W 121.9 cm

The Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

Celestial Globe
Photo credit: The Khalili Collections

Celestial Globe 684 AH (1285–1286)

ibn Mahmud Muhammad

Brass, incised & inlaid with silver

The Khalili Collections

The Great Comet of 1843
Photo credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

The Great Comet of 1843 1843

Charles Piazzi Smyth (1819–1900)

Oil on canvas

H 90.7 x W 61 cm

National Maritime Museum

The Astronomer
© the artist. Photo credit: Hiscox Collection

The Astronomer 2009

Filippo Caramazza (b.1972)

Oil on linen

H 61 x W 66 cm

Hiscox Collection

The Warm Room
© Kielder Art & Architecture. Photo credit: Kielder Art & Architecture

The Warm Room 2015

Newcastle University School of Architecture

Timber

H 300 x W 1000 x D 400 cm

Kielder Art & Architecture

If Only This Moment Would Last
© Royal College of Art. Photo credit: Royal College of Art

If Only This Moment Would Last 1998

Simeon Banner (b.1972)

Oil on board

H 60.5 x W 86.4 cm

Royal College of Art

1998, oil on board by Simeon Banner (b.1972)

Encounter
© ARS, NY and DACS, London 2023. Photo credit: Hiscox Collection

Encounter

Michal Rovner (b.1957)

Mixed-media sculpture

H 108 x W 190 x D 13.7 cm

Hiscox Collection

Moonrise in Pineland
© the Leslie Moffat Ward Estate. Photo credit: Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

Moonrise in Pineland 1914

Philip Leslie Moffat Ward (1888–1978)

Etching on paper

H 25.2 x W 22.2 cm

Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

Sun, Moon and Planets
Photo credit: John Rylands Research Institute and Library

Sun, Moon and Planets 1470–1480

Joachinus de Gigantibus (active 1470–1480)

Codex, parchment

H 21.2 x W 14 cm

John Rylands Research Institute and Library

A Village by a River in Moonlight
Photo credit: The National Gallery, London

A Village by a River in Moonlight about 1645

Aert van der Neer (1603–1677)

Oil on oak

H 19.7 x W 28.3 cm

The National Gallery, London

Grotto in the Gulf of Salerno, Italy, Moonlight
Photo credit: Derby Museums

Grotto in the Gulf of Salerno, Italy, Moonlight 1780–1790

Joseph Wright of Derby (1734–1797)

Oil on canvas

H 101.6 x W 127 cm

Derby Museums

1780–1790, oil on canvas by Joseph Wright of Derby (1734–1797)

Chandra, the Moon God, Riding on a Chariot Pulled by Two Deers
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

Chandra, the Moon God, Riding on a Chariot Pulled by Two Deers 19th C (?)

unknown artist

Gouache & pencil on ivory

H 5.5 x W 4.5 cm

Wellcome Collection

A Woman Looking at a Bird Flying in Moonlight Reflected in a Mirror
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

A Woman Looking at a Bird Flying in Moonlight Reflected in a Mirror 19th C

unknown artist

Gouache & black ink on paper

H 12.4 x W 16.5 cm

Wellcome Collection

God's House Tower by Moonlight
Photo credit: Hampshire County Council’s Fine Art Collection

God's House Tower by Moonlight 1810

Abraham Pether (1756–1812)

Oil on canvas

H 49.5 x W 76 cm

Hampshire County Council’s Fine Art Collection

Luna: The Goddess Diana as the Full Moon
Photo credit: Canterbury Museums and Galleries

Luna: The Goddess Diana as the Full Moon 1866

Henry Weekes I (1807–1877)

Marble

H 80 x W 30 x D 25 cm

Canterbury Museums and Galleries

Picture Map of the Moon
Photo credit: John Rylands Research Institute and Library

Picture Map of the Moon 1885

James Nasmyth (1808–1890) and James Carpenter (1840–1899)

Woodburytype on paper

John Rylands Research Institute and Library

A Siren in Full Moonlight
© DACS 2023. Photo credit: Southampton City Art Gallery

A Siren in Full Moonlight 1940

Paul Delvaux (1897–1994)

Oil on panel

H 111.9 x W 180 cm

Southampton City Art Gallery

1940, oil on panel by Paul Delvaux (1897–1994)

Laugh of the Moon
© Dorich House Museum, Kingston University. Photo credit: Dorich House Museum, Kingston University

Laugh of the Moon 1945

Dora Gordine (1895–1991) and Morris Singer Art Foundry Ltd (founded 1927)

Bronze

H 22.5 x W 45.5 x D 12.6 cm

Dorich House Museum, Kingston University

The Theatre Generalife Gardens by Moonlight, Granada, Spain
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Sir Francis Cook Collection

The Theatre Generalife Gardens by Moonlight, Granada, Spain 1960

Francis Ferdinand Maurice Cook (1907–1978)

Oil & mixed media on panel

H 42 x W 53 cm

Sir Francis Cook Collection

Blue Moons 3
© Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust. Photo credit: Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust

Blue Moons 3 1971

Wilhelmina Barns-Graham (1912–2004)

Gouache on paper

H 25.3 x W 21.4 cm

Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust

Moon Head 1964

Henry Moore (1898–1986)

Porcelain

H 33.4 x W 28.5 x D 15.4 cm

Henry Moore Foundation

Animal with Moon in a Moonlit Landscape
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery

Animal with Moon in a Moonlit Landscape 2001–2006

Lorna Graves (1947–2006)

Oil on canvas

H 20.6 x W 28.7 cm

Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery

Nocturne (A Moon Landing)
© Courtesy the artist and Frith Street Gallery, London. Photo credit: Courtesy of Jupiter Artland Foundation

Nocturne (A Moon Landing) 2009

Cornelia Parker (b.1956)

Fireworks & lunar meteorite

Jupiter Artland

Nocturnal Moon II
© the artist. Photo credit: Art in Healthcare

Nocturnal Moon II

Johnny McGuinness (b.1955)

Acrylic on paper

H 57 x W 82.2 cm

Art in Healthcare

Harvest Moon
© the artist. Photo credit: Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

Harvest Moon

Thelma Ayre (b.1930)

Oil on canvas

H 76 x W 86 cm

Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

Moon and Clouds
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: North Lanarkshire Council / CultureNL

Moon and Clouds

Bet Low (1924–2007)

Oil on canvas

H 19.2 x W 28 cm

North Lanarkshire Council / CultureNL

Green
© the artist. Photo credit: CW+

Green 2002

Liza Gough Daniels (b.1962)

Oil on panel

H 15 x W 15 cm

CW+

2002, oil on panel by Liza Gough Daniels (b.1962)

God the Father c.1510–1517

Giovanni Battista Cima da Conegliano (c.1459–1517) (attributed to)

Oil on panel

H 31.7 x W 40.6 cm

The Courtauld, London (Samuel Courtauld Trust)

Crucifixion Triptych – Audience of Birds c.1374

Western German School

Tempera on panel

H 41.5 x W 24.6 cm

The Courtauld, London (Samuel Courtauld Trust)

The Nativity
Photo credit: Walker Art Gallery

The Nativity 16th C

Netherlandish School

Oil on panel

H 31.2 x W 25.6 cm

Walker Art Gallery

Adoration of the Magi
Photo credit: Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

Adoration of the Magi 16th C

unknown artist

Oil on canvas

H 101 x W 126 cm

Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

A View of the Thames
Photo credit: Sheffield Museums

A View of the Thames

Henry Pether (1800–1880)

Oil on canvas

H 59.6 x W 90.3 cm

Sheffield Museums

Moonlight Scene with a Windmill
Photo credit: Ferens Art Gallery

Moonlight Scene with a Windmill

Abraham Pether (1756–1812)

Oil on canvas

H 39.5 x W 48 cm

Ferens Art Gallery

Walmer Castle by Moonlight
Photo credit: Government Art Collection

Walmer Castle by Moonlight 1852

Henry Pether (1800–1880)

Oil on canvas

H 60 x W 120.5 cm

Government Art Collection

A Landscape and River Scene
Photo credit: Government Art Collection

A Landscape and River Scene

Abraham Pether (1756–1812)

Oil on canvas

H 43.5 x W 39 cm

Government Art Collection

The Shipyard at Night
Photo credit: National Museums NI

The Shipyard at Night 1910

Gerald Maurice Burn (1862–1945)

Oil on canvas

H 92 x W 122.2 cm

National Museums NI

The Nativity
Photo credit: The Henry Barber Trust, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham

The Nativity c.1515–1520

Jan de Beer (c.1475–1528)

Oil on wood

H 137 x W 137 cm

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Virgo
Photo credit: The Higgins Bedford

Virgo 1530–1550

Bonifazio de' Pitati (1487–1553) (style of)

Oil on canvas

H 21 x W 12 cm

The Higgins Bedford

The Origin of the Milky Way
Photo credit: The National Gallery, London

The Origin of the Milky Way about 1575

Jacopo Tintoretto (c.1518–1594)

Oil on canvas

H 149.4 x W 168 cm

The National Gallery, London

'Mystic Nativity'
Photo credit: The National Gallery, London

'Mystic Nativity' 1500

Sandro Botticelli (1444/1445–1510)

Oil on canvas

H 108.6 x W 74.9 cm

The National Gallery, London

A Moonlit Wooded River Landscape
Photo credit: Trustees of the Weston Park Foundation

A Moonlit Wooded River Landscape

Aert van der Neer (1603–1677)

Oil on canvas

H 41.5 x W 53 cm

Weston Park

Lava Emerging from Mount Vesuvius at Night and Running towards Resina, 11 May 1771
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

Lava Emerging from Mount Vesuvius at Night and Running towards Resina, 11 May 1771 1776

Pietro Fabris (active c.1740–1804)

Etching & gouache on paper

H 21.2 x W 39.1 cm

Wellcome Collection

Moonlight, a Study at Millbank
Photo credit: Tate

Moonlight, a Study at Millbank exhibited 1797

Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851)

Oil on wood

H 31.4 x W 90.8 cm

Tate

The Decline of the Carthaginian Empire ...
Photo credit: Tate

The Decline of the Carthaginian Empire ... exhibited 1817

Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851)

Oil on canvas

H 170.2 x W 238.8 cm

Tate

A Windmill near Norwich
Photo credit: Tate

A Windmill near Norwich c.1816

John Crome (1768–1821)

Oil on wood

H 111.1 x W 91.4 cm

Tate

Sunspot 1860

James Nasmyth (1808–1890)

Oil, lampblack & distemper on paper

H 43.5 x W 47 cm

Science Museum

A Ruined Gothic Church beside a River by Moonlight
Photo credit: National Trust Images

A Ruined Gothic Church beside a River by Moonlight 1841

Sebastian Pether (1790–1844)

Oil on canvas

H 112 x W 142.3 cm

National Trust, The Vyne

Northumberland House and Whitehall from the North Side of Trafalgar Square, London, by Moonlight
Photo credit: Museum of London

Northumberland House and Whitehall from the North Side of Trafalgar Square, London, by Moonlight 1861–1867

Henry Pether (1800–1880)

Oil on canvas

H 60.4 x W 91 cm

Museum of London

Nocturne: Blue and Silver - Chelsea
Photo credit: Tate

Nocturne: Blue and Silver - Chelsea 1871

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834–1903)

Oil on wood

H 50.2 x W 60.8 cm

Tate

Nocturne: Blue and Gold, St Mark’s, Venice
Photo credit: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

Nocturne: Blue and Gold, St Mark’s, Venice 1880

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834–1903)

Oil on canvas

H 75.4 x W 90.5 cm

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

The Boulevard Montmartre at Night
Photo credit: The National Gallery, London

The Boulevard Montmartre at Night 1897

Camille Pissarro (1830–1903)

Oil on canvas

H 53.3 x W 64.8 cm

The National Gallery, London

The Steelworks, Cardiff at Night
Photo credit: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

The Steelworks, Cardiff at Night 1893–1897

Lionel Walden (1861–1933)

Oil on canvas

H 150.8 x W 200.4 cm

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

On the Edge of Night
© the artist. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London

On the Edge of Night 1991

David Austen (b.1960)

Oil on linen

H 35.5 x W 30.5 cm

Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre

Blitz on an LMS Marshalling Yard near Willesden, September 1940
© Norman Wilkinson Estate. All rights reserved, DACS 2023. Photo credit: National Railway Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Blitz on an LMS Marshalling Yard near Willesden, September 1940 1940

Norman Wilkinson (1878–1971)

Oil on canvas

H 76.4 x W 114.5 cm

National Railway Museum

St Paul's Cathedral during the Blitz
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Royal Air Force Museum

St Paul's Cathedral during the Blitz 1941

Charles Ernest Cundall (1890–1971)

Oil on canvas

H 48.3 x W 54.5 cm

Royal Air Force Museum