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We have built up a strong reputation for the quality of the paintings, drawings and sculpture that we curate, exhibit and sell. Our professional associations with bodies such as The British Antique Dealers’ Association (BADA) and the Association of Art & Antique Dealers (LAPADA) are as a result of our reputation for integrity, our wide knowledge of fine arts and the high quality of our stock. Our business standards and expertise are reviewed regularly to adhere vigorously to enforced Codes. Our memberships and commitment to its Code of Conducts gives our buyers confidence when purchasing a work from us.
Condition reports and certificates of authenticity vary in their nature by artwork, for more information on your pieces of interest, please enquire with the gallery.
We take pride in the attention we give to our images of the artworks for purchase and invest in these to ensure outputs are aligned as closely as possible to the item in reality. We do not apply filters or modify images, we provide high-quality images to reflect the high quality of our artworks.
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The Trinity House promise to you
Shipping and packaging
Shipping and packaging requirements are assessed per piece to ensure the most suitable protection for the artwork. Trinity House will therefore call following purchase to agree the recommendations and costs.
Our After Sales services
We offer the following services which we will be happy to discuss with you following your purchase, alternatively, you can enquire for more information.
We offer insurance appraisals to protect your prised artwork and help you find the right cover and policy for you.
We are able to advise on framing and have access to every type and style to suit any artistic period or room setting.
The nature of the materials involved in a painting mean that on occasion some pieces are susceptible to movement and the effects of natural ageing. We are able to provide advice on practical measures to conserve the original condition of a piece and have relationships with restorers and framers to offer you a range of services to meet your needs.
Sir Terry Frost was born in 1915 at Leamington Spa in Warwickshire and did not become an artist until he was in his 30s. His artistic talent was discovered during the four years he spent as a prisoner of war in a camp in Bavaria during the Second World War, where he met another artist by the name of Adrian Heath, who taught him. Of his experience Frost said “In prisoner of war camp I got tremendous spiritual experience, a more aware or heightened perception during starvation, and I honestly do not think that awakening has ever left me”.
Subsequently on his return to the United Kingdom, he studied at Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts and St. Ives School of Art. In 1951, he worked as an assistant to the sculptor Barbara Hepworth. His career included teaching at the Bath Academy of Art, serving as Gregory Fellow at the University of Leeds, and teaching at the Cyprus College of Art. By the late 1950’s he had become established as a leading abstract painter exhibiting on a regular basis in London and throughout the world.
It was in 1974 when he moved permanently to Newlyn in Cornwall where his love of the area gave such a rich source of inspiration for much of his work. A retrospective exhibition of his work was held at the Mayor Gallery, London in 1990, and in 2000 a major retrospective, ‘Terry Frost: Six Decades’ was held at the Royal Academy of Arts.
The artist was one of the UK’s most successful and highly acclaimed artists of the 20th Century and was granted a Knighthood in 1998 in recognition for his art.
If the artwork is up to £25,00 in value, and the artist is still alive, Trinity House can arrange a 0% interest loan through the Own Art scheme. Own Art is a Creative United initiative supported by Arts Council England, Creative Scotland and Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Some other restrictions apply see…