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Art Centre Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 349 pictures in our Art Centre collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Featured Print

'Wrestlers. Venus de Medici and Knife Grinder, Uffizi Palace, Florence, Italy', c1909

'Wrestlers. Venus de Medici and Knife Grinder, Uffizi Palace, Florence, Italy', c1909. The Two Wrestlers, a 3rd century BC Roman sculpture with Venus de Medici a 1st-century BC marble copy of an original Greek sculpture of Aphrodite and Arrotino also the Blade-Sharpener, Hellenistic-Roman sculpture of a man sharpening a knife on a whetstone at the Uffizi Gallery. To be viewed on a Sun Sculpture stereoscope made by Underwood & Underwood. [The Rose Stereograph Company, Melbourne, Sydney, Wellington & London, c1909]

© The Print Collector/Heritage Images

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'The Music Room, Kenwood House, Hampstead Heath', c1950. Creator: Shirley Markham

'The Music Room, Kenwood House, Hampstead Heath', c1950. Kenwood House in north London was remodelled by Robert Adam from 1764-1779. Shirley Markham (1931-1999) studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Central School of Art in London from 1950-1952. The writer, artist, poet, and illustrator Mervyn Peake (1911-1968) was one of her tutors, and her style of drawing was also influenced by other British illustrators such as Edward Ardizzone, Quentin Blake and Edward Bawden. Markham spent time in the Dolomite Mountains in Italy, and also visited Rome, sketching classical buildings. After graduating from Central, she worked as a graphic designer, producing book illustrations, cartoons for comics, menus and programmes. She gave up her promising career however when she got married in 1957. Middle-class women at that time were expected to devote their energies to bringing up children and running the home, and despite her obvious talent, she lacked the confidence to return to illustration. Her portfolio remained in the family attic for many years, but now her work is published here for the first time.

© Shirley Markham Collection / Heritage-Images

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'The Age of Innocence', c1788, (c1912). Artist: Sir Joshua Reynolds

'The Age of Innocence', c1788, (c1912). Painting in the Tate Gallery, London. British portrait painter Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792) promoted the ‘Grand Style' in painting, and was a founder and first president of the Royal Academy of Arts in London. He held the position of Principal Painter in Ordinary to the king. His work is held in galleries and museums around the world. Illustration from Reynolds - Masterpieces in Colour, by Samuel Levy Bensusan. [TC & EC Jack, Frederick A Stokes Co, London & New York, c1912]

© The Print Collector / Heritage-Images