Lot 38 (The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction, 8th July 2018)
Sold for £600
* RUTH STAGE NEAC, PANORAMA WITH WILLOW (AT KEW) tempera on gesso board 56cm x 64cm Framed Note: Widely regarded as one of the UK's most brilliant landsape artists. In 2013 Ruth Stage won the £15,000 Lynn Painter-Stainers UK art prize. As one of the major UK art awards, her painting was in competition against over 1000 other artists. Stage uses the ancient painting technique egg tempera, where egg yolk is mixed in with pigment to achieve a richness of colour and long-lasting stability. The five judges overseeing the prize were British artist Ken Howard OBE, The Spectator Art Critic Andrew Lambirth, former Lynn Painter-Staines winner Antony Williams, Tate Britain Fellow Andrew Wilton and British artist Nina Murdoch. The award is one of many awards achieved by Ruth Stage which include the runner up prize in the 2006 LPS and winner of the M&G Young Artist Of The Year at The ROYAL ACADEMY Summer Exhibition (1996). Corporate and Public Collections include: Artburthnot Latham & Co, A.T. Kearney, Border Television, Charing Cross Hospital, Chevron UK, Durham University, Hiscox PLC, HSBC, Jo Hambro Investment Management, M&G Group, Nat West Bank, Pearl Assurance and The Professional Football Association.
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