AUSTIN / DESMOND FINE ART

Austin/Desmond Fine Art specialises in Modern British, International and Contemporary art. Established in 1979, the gallery has been located in Bloomsbury since 1988.

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Spotlight Picture: Paul Nash, Sketch Design for Act II of the Lady from the Sea, 1922 | In the years following his service in the Great War, Paul Nash was determined to continue his career as an artist but struggled with periodic bouts of depression. After a visit to his ill father in 1921 Nash suffered a severe breakdown, diagnosed as ‘war strain.’ In order to convalesce the artist with his wife Margaret, rented a cottage on the Kent coast at Dymchurch. Nash formed a deep attachment to the location and its environs which were to preoccupy his work until 1925. READ MORE

We will be exhibiting at The London Original Print Fair from 5 - 8 May 2016, at the Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BD, Stand: 44. Aritsts Include: Prunella Clough, Tracey Emin, Lucian Freud, Richard Hamilton, Patrick Heron, David Hockney, John Hoyland, Allen Jones, Peter Lanyon, Paul Nash, Ben Nicholson, William Scott, Keith Vaughan

Paul Nash, Sketch Design for Act II of the Lady from the Sea, 1922