Category Archives: Portraiture

Presence – Portraits @ The Chapel

Naomi (2017) Oil on linen, 50 x 70cm. Presence – New Portraits at The Chapel by Adele Wagstaff 28 August – 1st September – The Chapel, Brompton Cemetery, The Royal Parks, Old Brompton Rd, London, SW10 9UG. 2 – 6pm … Continue reading

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Presence – Portraits @ The Chapel

Adrian, detail (2017) oil on linen 60 x 86cm Presence – 28 August – 1st September @ The Chapel, Brompton Cemetery, 2 – 6pm daily.  

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Presence – New Portraits at The Chapel

My exhibition of new portraits will be installed later this month in the beautiful Chapel in the historic Brompton Cemetery. This will be the first time that this group of portraits, all painted during the last three years, will be … Continue reading

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A Portrait of Charlie

This portrait of Charlie began last summer following his retirement as Head of Putney School of Art & Design. The painting continued through to the autumn, having eight sittings in total. Last year I set out to paint a few … Continue reading

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Portrait Auction

Earlier in the year I offered a small number of portrait sittings to raise money for the British Red Cross following the Grenfell Tower tragedy. This is the resulting portrait that I painted during the early part of September following … Continue reading

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A Portrait in Progress – Alan

Two sittings in… oil on linen 40 x 50cm

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A Portrait of the Artist

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A Portrait of Adrian

‘Adrian’ 2017 oil on linen 24 x 34 inches

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Richard in the Studio

‘Richard in the Studio’ 2016 oil on linen 60 x 66cm

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The Quartet – A work in progress

  For a number of months now I have been working on a large-scale painting of a string quartet, piecing together information collected during rehearsal in the form of drawings and oil studies of both the individual players and of … Continue reading

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