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.
'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.
'Christie's South Kensington The Orde Levinson Collection of Prints by John Piper'
Auction catalogue for the Christie's sale at 2pm on Thursday 26 July 2001.
Orde Levinson put together the Catalogue Raisonne (complete catalogue) of Piper's prints, and this sale is most of his collection of Piper prints.
'John Piper's Stowe' - With a foreward by John Piper and commentary by Mark Girouard. Published in 1983 by Hurtwood Press in association with the Tate Gallery. Limited edition, number 206 of 300, signed by John Piper.
Large fabric bound book containing prints of John Piper's artworks inspired by Stowe.
'India Love Poems'
Indian poems translated by Tambimuttu and illustrated by John Piper. Published by Paradime in 1977 in a limited edition, number 12 of 200. Signed by Tambimuttu and John Piper.
Fabric and leather bound hardback book with wooden slip cover.
'John Piper' at the Tate Gallery. A catalogue for the John Piper retrospective in 1983, in time for Piper's 80th Birthday.
The exhibition ran from 30.11.1983 until 22.01.1984
Signed by John Piper on the inside title page "For Montgomery Hyde with special good wishes"
catalogue entries are written by David Fraser-Jenkins.
'The Penrose Annual 1949' Volume 43 - A review of the Graphic Arts.
Edited by RB Fishenden MSc (Tech) FRPS. Contains samples of print, papers, colour illustrations, card etc. Explanations and examples of different types of graphicart.
Contains four original lithographs by John Piper.