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Portraits in Bushey

Last Modified February 06, 2017
Faces from the 18th century through to the modern day are on display at Bushey Museum. 

The portraits exhibition includes work by renowned artists, including Sir Hubert von Herkomer, Lucy Kemp-Welch, Marguerite Frobisher, Kate Cowderoy and George Harcourt, many for the first time. 

Councillor Brenda Batten, Portfolio Holder of Leisure, Culture and Health, said: “The collection is a wonderful example of the great wealth of talent that has emanated from the artistic community in Bushey. 

“It is a delight to see such a beautiful collection of portraits on display in our local community. I would encourage people to come to see this exhibition, as well as the other wonderful exhibits and paintings on display.” 

The exhibition runs until 25 June and admission is free. 

Bushey Museum has a large collection of works and articles relating to Sir Hubert von Herkomer RA and his world-renowned Art School. Also on show is the Lucy Kemp-Welch Memorial Trust Collection, including many of her superb paintings of horses. 

Bushey Museum and Art Gallery is open Thursdays to Sundays, 11am to 4pm. Admission is free. The museum is on Rudolph Road, Bushey, WD23 3HW. 

To find out more about this exhibition and the museum's collections, please visit www.busheymuseum.org 

Posted on Monday 6th February 2017

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