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Background imageArtists Collection: Soldier, World War II by David Wright

Soldier, World War II by David Wright
Painting by David Wright of a soldier in Army uniform identified only as John seated while drawing in a sketchbook. 1943

Background imageArtists Collection: Imperial Airways Poster, Switzerland

Imperial Airways Poster, Switzerland
Imperial Airways Poster, showing a Scylla passenger plane flying to Switzerland, with a mermaid and merman looking up in wonder. 1935

Background imageArtists Collection: Cover design, Graf Zeppelin II brochure

Cover design, Graf Zeppelin II brochure
Cover design, Deutsche Zeppelin-Reederei (German Zeppelin Airline) brochure. Showing an artists impression of the Graf Zeppelin II airship flying over the Empire State Building in New York

Background imageArtists Collection: Book cover design, Les Maitres de l Affiche

Book cover design, Les Maitres de l Affiche
Book cover design for Les Maitres de l Affiche (Masters of the Poster), published by Librairie Chaix, 20 Rue Bergere, Paris

Background imageArtists Collection: Painting student at Leeds School of Art

Painting student at Leeds School of Art
A painting student at Leeds School of Art (now Leeds College of Art) sits contemplating her canvas, wondering what to do next. Date: 1957

Background imageArtists Collection: Painting student at Central School of Art

Painting student at Central School of Art
A student works at her easel in a classroom at the Central School of Art and Design (now Central St Martins College of Art and Design), London

Background imageArtists Collection: David Haughton teaching at Central School of Art

David Haughton teaching at Central School of Art
The artist David Haughton (1924-1991) teaching a student at the Central School of Art and Design (now Central St Martins College of Art and Design), London

Background imageArtists Collection: Art student working at a sculpture, Corsham Art School

Art student working at a sculpture, Corsham Art School
An art student working at a sculpted head on a tripod at Corsham Art School, Wiltshire. Another student leans against the paint-spattered window, taking a break from her work. Date: 1957

Background imageArtists Collection: Adrian Heath and student at Corsham Art School

Adrian Heath and student at Corsham Art School
The artist Adrian Heath (1920-1992) teaching an art student at Corsham Art School, Wiltshire. Date: 1957

Background imageArtists Collection: Poster stamp design, Venus Perfect Pencils

Poster stamp design, Venus Perfect Pencils from the American Lead Pencil Co of New York. Showing the famous statue of Venus, with a giant 4B pencil

Background imageArtists Collection: William Heath Robinson

William Heath Robinson (1872 - 1944), British cartoonist and illustrator, best known for his contraptions which earned him the nickname of the Gadget King

Background imageArtists Collection: German artist at the Front during WWI

German artist at the Front during WWI

Background imageArtists Collection: Moods of Mount Fuji - 4

Moods of Mount Fuji - 4
A stylised painting by Malcolm Greensmith in the style of the Master Japanese woodcut artists of the late 18th and 19th centuries

Background imageArtists Collection: Poster design for An Artists Model, Dalys Theatre

Poster design for An Artists Model, Dalys Theatre
Poster design by Julius Price for a two-act musical entitled An Artists Model, produced by George Edwardes at Dalys Theatre, London. 1895

Background imageArtists Collection: The Embankment artist in silhouette

The Embankment artist in silhouette
An artist on the Victoria Embankment, London takes a portrait of a small girl. Date: 1926

Background imageArtists Collection: Sculptor at Corsham Art School

Sculptor at Corsham Art School
A woman works on a stone sculpture of a crouching figure at Corsham Art School, Wiltshire. Date: 1957

Background imageArtists Collection: The London Group art exhibition

The London Group art exhibition
Scene at the opening of an art exhibition by The London Group of artists. Date: 1956

Background imageArtists Collection: Students at Corsham Art School

Students at Corsham Art School
A group of women students discuss their work at Corsham Art School, Wiltshire. Date: 1957

Background imageArtists Collection: Sylvia Sidney

Sylvia Sidney
SYLVIA SIDNEY American film and television actress, here with a geisha girl doll. Date: 1910 - 1999

Background imageArtists Collection: Surrey Artist 1930S

Surrey Artist 1930S
An artist sketches the Surrey countryside, England. Date: 1930s

Background imageArtists Collection: Painting in the Louvre

Painting in the Louvre
A girl painting in the Louvre. Date: 1993

Background imageArtists Collection: Gracie Fields House

Gracie Fields House

Background imageArtists Collection: Jan Kiepura Film Poster

Jan Kiepura Film Poster
The artwork for a Film staring Jan Kiepura, the Polish singer (tenor) and actor Date: circa 1940

Background imageArtists Collection: Mistinguett in Paris

Mistinguett in Paris
MISTINGUETT (Jeanne Bourgeois) French actress and dancer, in Paris, still looking glamorous in her 50s. In her younger days she was a mistress of Edward VII and Alfonso XIII. Date: 1875 - 1956

Background imageArtists Collection: Bruges Artist

Bruges Artist
An artist painting at his easel, Bruges, Belgium. Date: early 1930s

Background imageArtists Collection: Art students in a sculpture class, Corsham Art School

Art students in a sculpture class, Corsham Art School
Two art students in a sculpture class at Corsham Art School, Wiltshire. They are both constructing clay heads on tripods. Date: 1957

Background imageArtists Collection: Portraits a la Mode - silhouette portrait taken

Portraits a la Mode - silhouette portrait taken
A French print showing a silhouette artist taking a portrait by means of shadow and shade. Date: c.1770

Background imageArtists Collection: Signwriters at work

Signwriters at work
A wonderful photograph by Heinz Zinram showing a master signwriter at work, with his younger collegue (or apprentice) behind. A study in concentration, accuracy and exactitude in the craftsmans art

Background imageArtists Collection: Jean Harlow

Jean Harlow
American film star Jean Harlow, the original Platinum Blonde, having her hair tested for colour. Date: 1911 - 1937

Background imageArtists Collection: Student painting live model at Corsham Art School

Student painting live model at Corsham Art School
A student painting from a live model at Corsham Art School, Wiltshire. (2 of 2) Date: 1963

Background imageArtists Collection: Students painting live model at Corsham Art School

Students painting live model at Corsham Art School
Two students painting from a live model at Corsham Art School, Wiltshire. (1 of 2) Date: 1963

Background imageArtists Collection: Student painting at Corsham Art School

Student painting at Corsham Art School
A student painting at an easel at Corsham Art School, Wiltshire. She is sitting on top of a radiator, which suggests that it is a cold day. Date: 1958

Background imageArtists Collection: Impoverished artists by Bruce Bairnsfather

Impoverished artists by Bruce Bairnsfather
Humorous illustration showing two impoverished and bohemian artists living in a top floor flat. The woman, holding a small statue or sculpture in her arms, asks her partner, " Robledo

Background imageArtists Collection: Billie Leonard

Billie Leonard
The lovely Billie Leonard, music hall star. Date: early 1930s

Background imageArtists Collection: Female Artist Painting

Female Artist Painting
A fashionable female artist wearing a floppy hat, painting outdoors on a chair. Date: early 1930s

Background imageArtists Collection: Artists at Work

Artists at Work
A painter at is easel in Bruges, Belgium is copied by a little boy with his sketch pad and crayons. Date: 1930s

Background imageArtists Collection: Travelling Actors

Travelling Actors
Actors, part of a travelling theatre company, performing their comedy (or mime) routine on a platform in the middle of a field. Date: early 1930s

Background imageArtists Collection: Dryden & Dietrich / 296

Dryden & Dietrich / 296
MARLENE DIETRICH Ernst Dryden and Marlene Dietrich, off-set during production of The Garden of Allah. Date: 1936



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