Autumn 2006 Grants

  • 30 August 2006

This quarter, The Art Fund supported a dazzling array of works in different media including a black basalt teapot and three cups, a gentleman's nightcap and original set designs and theatre poster.

Aberdeen

Marischal Museum

Ian Hamilton Finlay (1925-2006)

Column to Drum

1990, sandstone, 30.3 x 39cm

Grant:     £5,000

Cost:      £54,000

 

Aberystwyth

School of Art Gallery and Museum

Julian Stair (born 1955)

Black basalt teapot and three cups

2005, stoneware clay & wisteria cane, various dimensions

Grant:     £1,700

Cost:         £3,200

 

Bolton

Bolton Museum & Art Gallery

Egyptian

Statue group of two men

circa 1750-1550 BC, stone, 20 x 15 x 7cm

Grant:   £15,000

Cost:      £34,000

 

Bolton

Bolton Museum & Art Gallery

Gillies Jones Glass

Aesculus Blue Over White

2005, glass, 19 x 26cm

Grant:         £700

Cost:         £1,234

 

Bushey

Bushey Museum and Art Gallery

William Henry Hunt (1790 - 1864)

Children in Aldenham Church

circa 1820, pen & black ink with watercolour over pencil, 44 x 32cm

Grant:     £1,080

Cost:         £4,322

 

Cambridge

Fitzwilliam Museum

Frederick Cayley Robinson (1862 - 1927)and Sidney Herbert Sime (1867-1941)

Original set designs and theatre poster for 'The Blue Bird'

1909, watercolour, coloured chalks & gouache on paper, various

Grant:   £25,000

Cost:      £80,000

 

Cardiff

Cardiff Castle

Axel Herman Haig (1835 - 1921) for William Burges

New Tower Cardiff Castle

1870, watercolour, 71 x 50cm

Grant:     £5,000

Cost:      £32,500

 

Cardiff

National Museum Cardiff

Peter Blake (born 1932)

Kamikaze

1965, cryla & collage on board, 78.74 x 48.26 x 6.35cm

Grant:   £40,000

Cost:    £215,000

 

Edinburgh

National Museums of Scotland

English

Chair

1682-1695, carved giltwood, upholstered & silver embroidery, 121 x 65 x 62cm

Grant:   £25,041

Cost:      £71,550

 

Falmouth

Falmouth Art Gallery

Sir Frank Brangwyn (1867 - 1956)

Return of the Fishing Fleet

1888, oil on canvas, 51 x 76cm

Grant:   £10,000

Cost:      £34,000

 

Glasgow

Burrell Collection

Unknown

Gentleman's nightcap

mid 17th Century, silk velvet & metal thread embroidery, height: 18cm diameter: 28cm

Grant:     £1,100

Cost:         £2,717

 

Glasgow

Hunterian Art Gallery

Michael Henry Spang (active 1750 - 1766/67)

Anatomical Figure

circa 1770, bronze, height: 25cm

Grant:     £4,000

Cost:         £9,000

 

Glasgow

Hunterian Museum

Mark Dion (born 1961)

Deep Time Pour (For Lord Kelvin and Robert Smithson)

2001, wood, painted letters & tar, 111 x 55.5 x 160cm

Grant:     £5,000

Cost:      £15,506

 

Grasmere

Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum

Edward Lear (1812 - 1888)

1) Loweswater; 2) Ullswater from Gowbarrow Park; 3) View to the South from Birkrigg, Furness, Lancashire

1837, pencil heightened with white, 1) 17.3 x 25.3cm; 2) 17.3 x 25.6cm; 3) 8.8 x 17.2cm

Grant:     £7,410

Cost:      £18,042

 

London

British Library

William Byrd and John Baldwin (1543 - 1623)

My Ladye Nevells Booke

1591, manuscript volume, 20.8 x 29.2cm

Grant:  £24,000

Cost:    £404,069

Tax remission (hybrid AIL arrangement)

 

London

British Museum

Persian

Achaemenid silver bowl

6th-4th Century BC, silver, diameter: 28cm

Grant:   £25,000

Cost:      £70,000

 

London

British Museum

French

The Nevers Dish

1641, earthenware with tin-glaze, diameter: 40cm

Grant:   £20,000

Cost:      £50,000

 

London

British Museum

Greek

The Bernoulli Jug

circa 580-560 BC, pottery, height: 26.5cm

Grant:     £6,187

Cost:      £13,200

 

London

Courtauld Institute of Art Gallery

Tom Phillips (born 1937)

Portrait of Sir Nicholas Goodison

2005, oil on panel, 38.5 x 28cm

Grant:  £8,812.50

Cost:    £8,812.50

100% grant and Gift of The Art Fund in honour of Sir Nicholas Goodison.

 

London

Tate

Francis Hayman (1708 - 1776)

Samuel Richardson, the Novelist, Seated Surrounded by his Second Family

1740, oil on canvas, 76.2 x 101.6cm

Grant:    £150,000

Cost:    £1,000,000

 

London

Victoria and Albert Museum

Attributed to William Beckford (1760 – 1844)

Coffer

1831 – 1841, oak & gilt bronze & silk lining, 71.7 x 80 x 49.5cm

Grant:  £60,000

Cost:    £125,000

 

Ludlow

Ludlow Museum

Anglo-Saxon

Pendant

early 7th Century, gold & garnet, 3.4 x 2.5cm

Grant:     £6,000

Cost:      £23,000

 

Manchester

Whitworth Art Gallery

Walter Crane (1845 - 1915)

Study for the Laidley Worm

circa 1880, pen & brown ink & brown watercolour wash heightened with white, 14.9 x 44.2cm

Grant:     £2,000

Cost:         £8,000

 

Middlesbrough

Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

William Henry Hunt (1790 - 1864)

A Study from Nature, of an Old Man who sailed with Captain Cook on his First Voyage

circa 1828, watercolour, 42.7 x 39cm

Grant:     £9,000

Cost:      £12,000

 

Oldham

Gallery Oldham

Claire Curneen (born 1968)

Daphne

2005, partially-glazed porcelain, height: 36cm

Grant:         £760

Cost:         £2,520

 

Oldham

Gallery Oldham

Julian Stair (born 1955)

Funerary Jar

2005, Etruria marl clay, height: 23cm, diameter: 21cm

Grant:         £288

Cost:         £1,575

 

Penzance

Penlee House Gallery and Museum

Harold C Harvey (1874 - 1941)

In the Whiting Ground

circa 1900, oil on canvas, 62 x 75cm

Grant:   £15,000

Cost:      £50,000

 

Penzance

Penlee House Gallery and Museum

Stanhope Alexander Forbes (1857 - 1947)

On Paul Hill

1922, oil on canvas, 97 x 122cm

Grant: £40,000

Cost:    £298,533

 

Salisbury

Edwin Young Collection

Kenneth Rowntree (1915 - 1998)

View Through an Open Window

1948, pencil, watercolour, chalk & bodycolour, 42 x 56cm

Grant:     £5,000

Cost:         £5,980

 

Salisbury

John Creasey Museum

David Jones (1895 - 1974)

Sunday Mass: In Homage to GM Hopkins, SJ. 1948

1948, pencil, watercolour, chalk & bodycolour on paper, 55.5 x 37.5cm

Grant:   £11,250

Cost:      £23,000

 

Salisbury

John Creasey Museum

Euan Uglow (1932 - 2000)

Still Life with Hare

1975, etching on paper, 22 x 33cm

Grant:     £1,500

Cost:         £2,000

 

Southampton

Southampton City Art Gallery

Bryan Wynter (1915 - 1975)

Monumental

1956, oil on canvas, 101.5 x 202cm

Grant:     £9,000

Cost:      £43,500

 

Stafford

Staffordshire Record Office

Sir Charles Barry (1795 - 1860)

Presentation volume of elevations and plans for Trentham Hall, North Staffordshire

1834, pen & ink & watercolour wash on paper, bound in leather, 64.5 x 40.5 x 1.5cm

Grant:   £12,500

Cost: £1,760,000

 

Stoke-on-Trent

Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

Anglo-Saxon

Pendant

7th Century, gold & garnet, 1.4 x 1.2cm

Grant:         £275

Cost:         £1,100