London Watercolours

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Old Battersea Bridge

View of Grand Avenue Smithfield Market

Old Fulham Power Station

From the top of Shaftesbury Avenue

Shoreditch Sunday Market

Whitehall from Iron Bridge St James Park

London 002

New Bourough Market

Bank Of England from Mansion House 

Smithfield Market from Snow Hill

London Watercolours

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National Gallery Steps

Trafalgar Square

Chelsea Harbour Development

Inside Billingsgate Market

Thames Water Colours

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West India Docks Development

Battersea Bridge

Battersea Power Station

Cadogan Pier, Chelsea

Charrington's Wharf, Wandsworth

Construction at Canary Wharf

Imperial Road Gas Towers (?)

Old Warehouses from Albert Bridge

Thames and nearby

We lived near the river, Ian would often be off before anyone else was awake to capture the morning sun over the Thames. We had Chelsea Wharf nearby, and Lotts Road with its junkyard, and these were also frequently painted.

Lotts Road

Sunrise over the Thames

Chelsea Wharf

Chelsea Wharf

Across the Thames

King's Road at night

London markets - early morning views

As well as being a favourite subject of Ian's, these are some of my favourite images with the morning light flaring off pavements, silhouetted shapes and hulking figures in constant movement...

The Antiques Roadshow video

The BBC kindly agreed to let me use a section of the program and sent it to me on disk - so here's the video of Ian on the Antique's Roadshow...

Dutch Watercolours

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Paintings from trip to Amsterdam in 1987

Another Fish Shop painting...

I have just stumbled on another painting Ian made around the time of the Putney Fishmonger picture. Its an interior of Burkett's Fish Shop in Brompton Rd and can be seen here: click here . It has a great feeling of light and space.

Ian on Antiques Roadshow - BBC1 March 6th

A painting of Ian's appeared on the 6th March edition of the Antiques Roadshow. The picture is a large oil painted in 1958 of a fish shop in Putney (a Billingsgate precursor?)...

Update - 6 March
Describing Ian as a 'commercial artist' does him a disservice. Although true to a degree (and possibly true of many an artist who has to pay their way) I think the images on this blog show a greater - more heartfelt and urgent - part of the story. In time I hope this is what he will be remembered for...