Highgate Ponds Album by Keith Vaughan

Vaughan is highly regarded as a member of the Neo-Romantic movement in British art.


Photographs, ink, gouache on card
38 × 30cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £10,000)
Acquired in:
Private vendor

This album of photographs of male nudes, compiled when the artist was just 21, is a valuable record of his work as a graphic artist and an early example of the homoerotic subject matter that came to dominate his later paintings and drawings.


Given to the present owner by the artist.

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Gloucester Life Museum 99 - 103 Westgate Street, Gloucester Gloucestershire GL1 2PG 01452 396 868 venues.gloucester.gov.uk/freetime/museums

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