' Big Fish Eat Little Fish' by Chris Gollon.
Triptych in oil. Painted after viewing the fish collection at the River & Rowing Museum.
Acquired with aid from Sir Harry Djanogly CBE (?) and the MGC/V & A Purchase Grant Fund.
An unmounted watercolour of a typical Henley Regatta scene on the river.
Part of the Thomas E. Weil Collection. Thomas E Weil is a very knowledgeable and respected collector of rowing memorabilia from all over the world. His extensive collection includes material from many years of the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race, and Henley Royal Regatta. He also lectures and writes on rowing history and is a Trustee of the River and Rowing Museum.
Painting - 'Gollon at Henley' by Chris Gollon
oil on canvas
This painting was commissioned by the River & Rowing Museum and depicts a losing crew at the Henley Royal Regatta. The research for the painting was carried out at the 2007 Regatta and the painting completed in May 2008.