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
Collection
Claude Francis Barry
We Shall Remember Them
Margaret Gere
The Baptism
£12,500.00
Sold
Frances Richards
Mother and Baby
Forthcoming
Eric Gill
St Helena, 1922 (Physick 1963 )
Forthcoming
Gilbert Spencer
God Creating the World, 1934
Forthcoming
Catherine Dawson Giles
Crucifixion, 1936
Sold
Clare Leighton
Lopping, The Book of Proverbs, BPL 210 1933
Clare Leighton
The Darking Thrush, Hardy Shepherds, (Thomas Hardy), BPL 774b 1965
£1,900.00
Private
Collection
Gilbert Spencer
Gehazi and Naaman, mid 1930’s
Forthcoming
David Evans
The Angel of Mars
Hubert Arthur Finney
Madonna with Attendant Angel, circa 1950
£2,850.00
Charles Mahoney
Study for Adam and Eve, (Tate Britain) circa 1935
£3,500.00
Winifred Knights
Study for Scenes from the Life of St Martin of Tours, circa 1929
£15,000.00
Forthcoming
Sir Thomas Monnington
Study for Allegory, c.1924