Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum

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Posts filed under Paintings of Nantwich

James Hall

A painting of Nantwich historian James Hall greets visitors as they enter the museum. It hangs in the main gallery. The portrait was painted by James Hall’s son, Walter J. Hall, in 1943 – that was 29 years after his father’s death – and given to the town. It was originally hung in Nantwich Free… (read more)

Perdita romps home a winner

"Mr Walsh’s Perdita, with jockey up, on Nantwich Racecourse"

The Museum is celebrating a special acquisition after successfully bidding for an oil painting depicting a horse on Nantwich Racecourse, dating from 1781. The painting – Mr Walsh’s Perdita, with jockey up, on Nantwich Racecourse – is by artist Benjamin Killingbeck who specialised in painting horses and dogs. It came up for auction at Christie’s… (read more)

Nantwich Artists

Herbert St John Jones DURING the first quarter of the 20th century, Herbert St John Jones, an artist in both water colour and oils, was an animal painter with a reputation for excellence throughout the United Kingdom. He was born in 1872 in Shrewsbury and at the age of four or five moved to Nantwich… (read more)