Hidden Gems II: Spirituality

In 1957, when asked by Tate to explain the meaning of his painting Allegory (1924), Thomas Monnington (1902-1976) replied that it was ‘not overtly to do with the Garden of Eden’ , but that it ‘was an attempt to express in pictorial form my attitude to life – almost my faith’. Monnington’s attitude was typical of his generation. Although religion was not a defining ingredient of his art, the search for meaning in a wider spiritual context, was. This online exhibition includes work by five women and eight men: Sir Thomas Monnington and Winifred Knights, Clare Leighton, Maragret Gere, Hubert Arthur Finney and Robert Austin …

Works FEATURED in this Exhibition

Private
Claude Francis Barry (1883 - 1970)
We Shall Remember Them
Margaret Gere (1878 - 1965)
The Baptism
£6,800
Sold
Frances Richards (1903 - 1985)
Mother and Baby
Francis Plummer (1930 - 2019)
Allegory with female nudes, circa 1953
£9,500
Sold
Eric Gill (1882 - 1940)
St Helena, 1922 (Physick 1963 )
Forthcoming
Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
God Creating the World
Sold
Catherine Dawson Giles (1878 - 1955)
Crucifixion, 1936
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Lopping, The Book of Proverbs, BPL 210 1933
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
The Darking Thrush, Hardy Shepherds, (Thomas Hardy), BPL 774b 1965
On Loan
Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Gehazi and Naaman, c. 1930
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Angelus, 1922
£175
Forthcoming
David Evans (1929 - 1988)
The Angel of Mars
Sold
Hubert Arthur Finney (1905 - 1991)
Madonna with Attendant Angel, circa 1950
Charles Mahoney (1903 - 1968)
Study for Adam and Eve, (Tate Britain) circa 1935
£3,500
Sold
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Study for Scenes from the Life of St Martin of Tours, circa 1929
Sold
Sir Thomas Monnington (1902 - 1976)
Study for Allegory, c.1924