Welcome back to Philip's lockdown series, Art in Isolation. In this episode, Philip invites you to marvel at the work of his favourite artist, Cedric Morris. Morris’ triumphant capability to bread poppies so successfully is evidenced in this beautiful painting which hangs in Philip’s Oxfordshire home.
We hope that these videos have offered a little relief during lockdown and look forward to returning soon with the next episode, which will explore a love story…
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Painted in 1938, this work was completed one year before the outbreak of the second world war, which would dramatically change the British landscape. Philip explores how, in retrospect, this peaceful countryside depiction captures the essence of pre-war Britain.
Philip explores the hidden message in this 17th century portrait of a woman. What is so immediately striking about the present work is the ornate costume of the sitter; the evident focus on and detail in the dress aid in our understanding of the subject. Clearly a young woman from an affluent family, this ornate dress boasts of the lady's significant wealth and status.
Philip Mould examins this brooding still-life, which was painted at Benton End during the Second World War. Click here for a short insight into life at Benton End during the War.
In this film, Lawrence Hendra, Head of Research, explores Ambrose McEvoy's view of the river Thames. This portrayal of the city of London is a testament to McEvoy's virtuosic handling of landscape views. Completed in the latter half of the artist's career, this work was painted from Adelphi Terrace - home of McEvoy’s close friend and patron, Claude Johnson and his second wife Evelyn Maud. Click here to view the video.
It has been one year since Philip Mould & Company's exhibtion Divine People: The Art of Ambrose McEvoy and the publication of Ambrose McEvoy's biography (by Erik Akers-Douglas, 3rd Viscount Chilston, Edited by Lawrence Hendra).
Click here to read Louis Jebb's review of Divine People: The Art and Life of Ambrose McEvoy (1877-1927) for The Art Newspaper.
11-year-old Charlotte Gervis, winner of the inaugural Bourlet Young Masters Art Prize, has recently had her prize-winning artwork on display at Philip Mould & Company in a handmade Bourlet frame.
Gervis says: "It's very exciting to have my painting exhibited in a prestigious London gallery, in a beautiful handmade frame and also to be able to get more art supplies from Cass Art…"