Summer 2007 Grants

  • 1 June 2007

This quarter, The Art Fund supported a dazzling array of works including Turner's Blue Rigi and a 4th century Roman jewellery hoard.

 

Cambridge
University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
John Ioane (born 1969)
5000 Year Old Whisper
2006, three epoxy resin-coated cypress fir totems on steel bases, each 250 x 20cm
Grant: £2,000
Cost: £2,581


Chelmsford
Chelmsford Museum and the Essex Regiment Museum
Roman
Jewellery hoard
4th Century, jet, various dimensions
Grant: £930
Cost: £3,750


Cheltenham
Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum
Ernest Gimson (1864 - 1919)
Cabinet
circa 1902-1905, rosewood with rosewood, macassar ebony & satinwood veneers & silver handles, 124 x 94 x 41cm
Grant: £26,000
Cost: £45,000


Cheltenham
Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum
Chinese
Oriel Lodge, Cheltenham
circa 1823-1838, oil on canvas in original carved & gilded Chinese frame, 15.2 x 21.5cm
Grant: £1,300
Cost: £3,500


Cirencester
Corinium Museum
Bronze Age
Poulton Hoard
1300-1100 BC, bronze & gold, various dimensions
Grant: £5,000
Cost: £17,000


Dundee
Discovery Point/Royal Research Ship Discovery
Henry Scott Tuke (1858 - 1929)
The Discovery at Falmouth 1927
1927, watercolour, 24.8 x 17cm
Grant: £1,500
Cost: £4,000


Edinburgh
National Gallery of Scotland
Giovanni Battista Lusieri (circa 1755 - 1821)
The Monument to Philopappos, Athens
circa 1805-1807, oil on canvas, 82.5 x 62.2cm
Grant: £100,000
Cost: £300,000


Edinburgh
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

Ron Mueck (born 1958)
A Girl
2006, fibreglass, silicon, polyurethane foam, acrylic fibre, paint, mixed media, 110.5 x 134.5 x 501cm
Grant: £50,000
Cost: £400,000


Exeter
Royal Albert Memorial Museum
Francis Hayman (1708 - 1776)
Portrait of a lady in the artist's studio (Mrs Hayman?)
circa 1735, oil on canvas, 63 x 44cm
Grant: £3,000
Cost: £12,000


Falmouth
Falmouth Art Gallery
Trevor Bell (born 1930)
Five Bar
1978, acrylic on canvas on shaped stretchers, 305 x 730cm
Grant: £23,000
Cost: £45,000


Leicester
New Walk Museum and Art Gallery
Ernest Neuschul (1895 - 1968)
Messias
1919, oil on cardboard, 94 x 53cm
Grant: £2,272
Cost: £6,529


Lewes
Charleston
Vanessa Bell (1879 - 1961)
Iceland Poppies
circa 1908-1909, oil on canvas, 53 x 44cm
Grant: £20,000
Cost: £200,000


London
British Museum
Greek
Choirine Relief
370-360 BC, marble, 66 x 49cm
Grant: £10,000
Cost: £38,000


London
Kew Palace (jointly with the V&A Museum of Childhood)
British
Cabinet containing jigsaw maps
late 18th Century, mahogany cabinet with engraved & manuscript maps mounted on wood, 103.5 x 48 x 29cm
Purchased for £120,000 and presented by The Art Fund

London
Tate
JMW Turner (1775 - 1851)
The Blue Rigi
1842, watercolour on paper, 29.7 x 45cm
Grant: £500,000
Cost: £4,950,000 (Tax Remission)

London
Victoria and Albert Museum
Elie Pacot (1657 - 1721)
Ewer and basin
1711-1712, silver, ewer height: 36cm, basin diameter: 73cm
Grant: £290,000
Cost: £840,000 (Tax Remission)

Newport
Museum of Island History
Philip James de Loutherbourg and Thomas Walmsley (1740 - 1812)
Collection of prints and drawings of the Isle of Wight
circa 1800-1813, aquatint, pencil, pen & ink, various dimensions
Grant: £1,650
Cost: £5,700


Norwich
Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery
Bronze Age
Eaton II Hoard
950-750 BC, cast copper alloy, various dimensions
Grant: £5,000
Cost: £15,300


Norwich
Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery
Anglo-Saxon
Fincham sword pyramid
7th Century, gold with garnet inlays, 1.3 x 1 x 0.95cm
Grant: £1,700
Cost: £2,200


Penzance
Penlee House Gallery and Museum
Stanhope Alexander Forbes (1857 - 1947)
Study for 'A Fish Sale on a Cornish Beach'
1884, oil on canvas, 15 x 20cm
Grant: £14,312
Cost: £26,780

Preston
Harris Museum and Art Gallery
Albert Richards (1919 - 1945)
1) The Minute Halt; 2) Inglesham Church and Rectory
1941, oil on board, 1) 49.3 x 73.3cm; 2) 24.2 x 30.5cm
Grant: £5,000
Cost: £16,000


Sheringham
Sheringham Museum
Mick Bensley (born 1940)
Views of Sheringham
2006 - 2007, watercolour mounted on board, various dimensions
Grant: £3,925
Cost: £4,625


Taunton
Somerset County Museum
Bronze Age
Priddy Hoard
1300-1100 BC, gold, various dimensions
Grant: £14,250
Cost: £38,000


Whitby
Captain Cook Memorial Museum
John Webber (1750 - 1793)
Group of drawings of Kamchatkan natives
1779, pencil, crayon & chalk & sepia wash on paper, various dimensions
Grant: £50,000
Cost: £241,971