Visitors to Sir Francis Drake’s former home Buckland Abbey in Devon can now see a newly identified portrait of the Elizabethan seafarer on public display for the first time.
The painting, believed to be the earliest likeness of Drake, will be on loan from a private collector, Dirk T. Griffin, for the next 12 months and will be hanging in the Drake Chamber at the National Trust’s...
Dame Laura Knight (1877 - 1970) was one of the most popular and pioneering British artists of the twentieth century.
Her artistic career took her from Cornwall to Baltimore, and from the circus to the Nuremberg Trials. She painted dancers at the Ballets Russes and gypsies at Empsom races, and was acclaimed for her work as an official war artist.
Knight used portraiture to capture contemporary life and culture, and her paintings are remarkable for their diverse range of subjects and settings.
This touring exhibition from the National Portrait Gallery, London will...
A portrait of the politician and lifelong Plymouth Argyle supporter Michael Foot is to be auctioned in aid of a memorial to him in Plymouth city centre.
The event is being held at Plymouth Council Chambers on Tuesday 23 July (6.30pm – 8.30pm) in celebration of 100 years since his birth. Members of the public are invite to attend from 6.30pm for a reception drink and nibbles.
A mysterious portrait believed to be of Queen Elizabeth I has gone on display at Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery.
'Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I' is featured in a new-look version of the Museum’s popular ‘Women in Art’ exhibition, following expert conservation treatment funded through a grant from the Woodmansterne Art Conservation Awards 2012/13.