String Solo, 1934 by John Piper
Oil on board painting 'String Solo' with a string figure and sand for added texture. The painting is by John Piper (1903 - 1992)
The painting was first displayed in March 1934 at the '7 & 5 Society' exhibition.
and was also displayed in 1983 'John Piper: Retrospective' at the Tate.
The painting is in its original frame, chosen by John Piper.
'Gate to the River', 1940 by John Piper
Ink and wash painting by John Piper (1903 - 1992) painted in 1940.
The picture is a view from the river of a pedimented classical archway in Fawley Court gardens near Henley on Thames. The gate leads the walker to the river.
PURCHASED WITH GRANT AID FROM THE RESOURCE/V&A PURCHASE GRANT FUND AND A DONATION BY DAVID LUNN ROCKLIFFE
The gateway itself is an imported Norman doorway and is placed not far from the midway mark on the Regatta course.
Ruined Castle, possibly at Wester Braikie, Tayside by John Piper 1984.
This painting relates closely to the gouache of Wester Braikie exhibited at the Bohun Gallery in 1990.
Oil on canvas in black wooden frame.
'Sketch for Dancing Ballet for John Cranko 1952' signed by John Piper.
Watercolour and ink study for the production of 'Dancing', performed at the Kenton Theatre in Henley in 1952. Choreographed by John Cranko, music by George Shearing and scenery and costume by John Piper.