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Painting Collection

Background imagePainting Collection: Nude by David Wright

Nude by David Wright
Erotic painting by David Wright, best known for his pin ups, showing a nude woman from an unusual angle, with her legs and bottom in the light, and her back in the shadows. Date: c.1948

Background imagePainting Collection: Boy playing a lute, by Victor Carpathius (Vittore Carpaccio)

Boy playing a lute, by Victor Carpathius (Vittore Carpaccio), dated MDX (1510). This is a detail from a larger painting, Presentation of Jesus in the Temple. 1510

Background imagePainting Collection: Painter

Painter

Background imagePainting Collection: Boat Painter

Boat Painter
People You See. From Teddy Bear (date unknown)

Background imagePainting Collection: Painting flowers

Painting flowers

Background imagePainting Collection: Sailing

Sailing

Background imagePainting Collection: Linseed oil is used in the manufacture of paint and soft soa

Linseed oil is used in the manufacture of paint and soft soap. From Look and Learn no. 456 (10 Oct 1970)

Background imagePainting Collection: Spring in the royal garden

Spring in the royal garden

Background imagePainting Collection: Painting a Pig and a Flamingo

Painting a Pig and a Flamingo. From Playhour (1976)

Background imagePainting Collection: Home decoration

Home decoration

Background imagePainting Collection: Prince Khan draws the portrait of the beautiful girl he has

Prince Khan draws the portrait of the beautiful girl he has
Prince Khans Dream. Prince Khan draws the portrait of the beautiful girl he has seen in his dream

Background imagePainting Collection: Painting

Painting

Background imagePainting Collection: Mr Biggin and Mrs Sage in Lunardis balloon

Mr Biggin and Mrs Sage in Lunardis balloon
Mr Biggin and Mrs Sage going up from St Georges Field in Lunardis balloon, 29 June 1785. June 1785

Background imagePainting 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 imagePainting 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 imagePainting Collection: Winston Churchill entering No 10 Downing St by David Wright

Winston Churchill entering No 10 Downing St by David Wright
Painting by David Wright showing Prime Minister Winston Churchill entering No. 10 Downing Street after winning the General Election in 1951

Background imagePainting Collection: River Dee at Invercauld near Braemar

River Dee at Invercauld near Braemar
See Scotland by Western SMT Coach Tours - The River Dee at Invercauld near Braemar. circa 1960s

Background imagePainting Collection: Woman smoking by David Wright

Woman smoking by David Wright
Painting by David Wright showing a woman in profile smoking a cigarette. c.1955

Background imagePainting Collection: Children painting eggs

Children painting eggs

Background imagePainting Collection: Painting a duck, Sally and Jake

Painting a duck, Sally and Jake
Painting a duck - a Sally and Jake story in Playhour

Background imagePainting Collection: Students reading in Balliol College JCR, Oxford

Students reading in Balliol College JCR, Oxford
Students reading newspapers and magazines in the Junior Common Room of Balliol College, Oxford. Date: 1958

Background imagePainting Collection: Stable scene (with hidden objects)

Stable scene (with hidden objects)

Background imagePainting Collection: Victorian flower fairies

Victorian flower fairies
Flower fairy on a bed of wild roses and violets painting the wings of a butterfly. from a postcard published by Raphael Tuck Date: 1900

Background imagePainting Collection: Granpop decorates his tree house by Lawson Wood

Granpop decorates his tree house by Lawson Wood
Humorous illustration depicting Gran pop, the orang-utan character created by Lawson Wood, happily painting patterns on his new roof tree

Background imagePainting Collection: Cover design, Post Card Painting Book

Cover design, Post Card Painting Book
Cover design for a Post Card Painting Book, showing a little girl with a puppy in her arms, posting a postcard into a red pillar box. circa early 20th century

Background imagePainting Collection: Watercolour study of birds

Watercolour study of birds

Background imagePainting Collection: Old London Bridge

Old London Bridge from a medaeval painting. Date: circa 1914

Background imagePainting Collection: Farming scene (with hidden animals)

Farming scene (with hidden animals)

Background imagePainting Collection: Full length nude in window by David Wright

Full length nude in window by David Wright
Stunning painting by artist David Wright, best known for his pin-ups, of a naked woman standing, framed by the curtains of a doorway. 1940

Background imagePainting 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 imagePainting Collection: Classroom scene in Handsworth, Birmingham

Classroom scene in Handsworth, Birmingham
Scene in a classroom at a junior school in Handsworth, Birmingham. The pupils are taking an active part in the lesson, and two girls are putting their hands up

Background imagePainting Collection: Retoucher working on a colour separation positive

Retoucher working on a colour separation positive
A Retoucher working on a colour separation positive at the Lund Humphries Printing Works. Photograph by Heinz Zinram Date: late 1950s

Background imagePainting Collection: Dream

Dream by Raymond Sheppard. Fantastical abstract painting of a cavernous structure with river-like features flowing through interconnecting organic growths

Background imagePainting Collection: Baroque altar, Landsberg, Bavaria, Germany

Baroque altar, Landsberg, Bavaria, Germany
View of the baroque altar in the Dominican Convent Church in Landsberg am Lech, Bavaria, Germany. The church was built in 1720. Date: early 21st century

Background imagePainting Collection: Painting of the Olympic

Painting of the Olympic
Painting of the White Star Line ship, Olympic, sister vessel to the ill-fated Titanic. Date: 1912

Background imagePainting Collection: Painting student at Royal College of Art

Painting student at Royal College of Art
A student at the Royal College of Art, London, sits in front of an easel, working on a painting. He is holding a brush in his mouth, and a palette and brush in his left hand

Background imagePainting Collection: Oldest brewery, Weihenstephan, Bavaria, Germany

Oldest brewery, Weihenstephan, Bavaria, Germany
Painting of a brewing scene on the exterior of the oldest brewery in the world, at Weihenstephan, near Freising, north of Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Background imagePainting Collection: HMS Terrible and HM Yacht jigsaw puzzle

HMS Terrible and HM Yacht jigsaw puzzle
A colour illustration of HMS Terrible, a Royal Navy armoured cruiser launched in 1895. Below is a jigsaw puzzle box of His Majestys Yacht at Cowes on the Isle of Wight

Background imagePainting Collection: Artists palette with paint, brushes and yellow rose

Artists palette with paint, brushes and yellow rose
An artists palette with blobs of different coloured paint, two paintbrushes, and a yellow rose. 20th century

Background imagePainting Collection: Pupils during art lesson, Unicorn School, Richmond

Pupils during art lesson, Unicorn School, Richmond
Young pupils make a fine mess during an art lesson at the Unicorn School in Richmond, Surrey. Examples of their work decorate the classroom walls. Date: 1971

Background imagePainting Collection: Painting of the Lusitania

Painting of the Lusitania
A framed painting by B Parr, dated 1919, of the SS Lusitania, a passenger ship which was torpedoed without warning by a German U-boat in May 1915. Date: 1919

Background imagePainting Collection: Romeo and Juliet kissing on the balcony

Romeo and Juliet kissing on the balcony

Background imagePainting Collection: Boy in an art class at a Kilburn school

Boy in an art class at a Kilburn school
A boy in an art class at St Johns School, Kilburn, north west London. He has several pots of paint on the floor beside him, and is painting a face on a large sheet of paper

Background imagePainting Collection: Watercolour painting of Titanic

Watercolour painting of Titanic
A watercolour painting by Sidney Goodwin of the Titanic leaving Belfast in 1911. 1911

Background imagePainting 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 imagePainting Collection: Tentacles

Tentacles by Raymond Sheppard. An abstract fantasy painting featuring tentacle-like growths in a strange landscape, perhaps under the sea

Background imagePainting Collection: Painting in Cossack Museum, Zaporozhye, Ukraine

Painting in Cossack Museum, Zaporozhye, Ukraine
A painting in the Cossack Museum on Khortytsaya Island, Zaporozhye, Ukraine, depicting an Ottoman enemy (possibly the Sultan) making a proclamation, probably a 17th century event. 17th century

Background imagePainting Collection: Poster for 3rd Exhibition of Arts and Industry, Barcelona

Poster for 3rd Exhibition of Arts and Industry, Barcelona
Poster for the 3rd Exhibition of Fine Arts and Industrial Arts, Barcelona, Spain, taking place from April to June 1896. 1896




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