The Wallace Collection on Canvas

Alan Kingsbury RWA ‘The Charms of Life’, Panter & Hall, 11-12 Pall Mall, London SW1, 11th – 27th November 2015

Alan Kingsbury RWA The Charms of Life oil on canvas 60 x 40 ins (152 x 102 cms) Photography by Simon Cook

Alan Kingsbury RWA
The Charms of Life
oil on canvas
60 x 40 ins (152 x 102 cms)
Photography by Simon Cook

The viewers and the lucky purchasers of these works can have no doubt that Alan Kingsbury has a warm affection for the treasures of art which make up the stunning Wallace Collection here in London.

Alan Kingsbury RWA Sevres through Red and Gold oil on canvas 54 x 50 ins (137 x 127 cms Photography by Simon Cook

Alan Kingsbury RWA
Sevres through Red and Gold
oil on canvas
54 x 50 ins (137 x 127 cms
Photography by Simon Cook

Kingsbury has been a fan of the Collection since he was a student and he has most evocatively translated his admiration for the rooms, furniture, porcelain, bronzes and paintings into these large-scale works.  They capture a spirit of intimacy which reminds us that indeed Hertford House was a family home, albeit enriched with great treasures.

Alan Kingsbury RWA Mercury oil on canvas 70 x 50 ins (178 x 127 cms) Photography by Simon Cook

Alan Kingsbury RWA
Mercury
oil on canvas
70 x 50 ins (178 x 127 cms)
Photography by Simon Cook

While in many ways to me this is a perfect show, for I too love the Wallace Collection, I shall leave the last word to Matthew Hall: ‘For me, Alan is undoubtedly one of the greatest figurative paintings of his generation.  In an age when the London commercial art scene is annually suffocated by the numbing homogeneity of the latest Florentine graduates, Alan’s paintings and talent scream integrity and substance.’

Alan Kingsbury RWA New Age oil on canvas 50 x 60 ins (127 x 152 cms) Photography by Simon Cook

Alan Kingsbury RWA
New Age
oil on canvas
50 x 60 ins (127 x 152 cms)
Photography by Simon Cook

 

Alan Kingsbury RWA Cornucopia oil on canvas 52 x 50 ins (132 x 127 cms Photography by Simon Cook

Alan Kingsbury RWA
Cornucopia
oil on canvas
52 x 50 ins (132 x 127 cms
Photography by Simon Cook

 

Alan Kingsbury RWA Constellation II oil on canvas 50 x 40 ins (127 x 102 cms)

Alan Kingsbury RWA
Constellation II
oil on canvas
50 x 40 ins (127 x 102 cms)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alan Kingsbury RWA Room in Pink and Gold oil on canvas 70 x 50 ins (178 x 127 cms) Photography by Simon Cook

Alan Kingsbury RWA
Room in Pink and Gold
oil on canvas
70 x 50 ins (178 x 127 cms)
Photography by Simon Cook

 

 

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