Three works

1) Jerome Street with Snow

2) Black Jug and Bust of Carl

3) Tea Time

Nicholas Volley trained at the Slade School of Art and produced paintings in the figurative tradition of his teacher, William Coldstream.


Black patinated bronze; C-type print; embroidery
1) 122 x 91 cm; 2) 163 x 123 cm; 3) 213 x 137 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
Sylvia Lahav through The Art Fund

These three paintings show his sensitive approach to still life, human figures and the East London streets around his studio. They now join Abbot Hall’s fine collection of 20th-century British figurative painting, alongside works by Frank Auerbach, Stanley Spencer and David Bomberg.



Venue details

Abbot Hall Art Gallery Abbot Hall, KENDAL Cumbria LA9 5AL 01539 722464

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry charge to permanent collection is is £6.35)

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