Private collection, United Kingdom
Buy with confidence: our assurance to you
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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.
Your purchase process
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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.
Peter Howson was born in London in 1958 to Scottish parents and they moved to Ayrshire when he was four years old. He studied at Glasgow School of Art from 1975-1977, returning in 1979 to complete a Master’s. In 1985 he was made the Artist in Residence at the University of St Andrews and also a part-time tutor at Glasgow School of Art.
Over the years his work has encompassed a number of themes including masculine working class men, war and in later years, religion. He was commissioned by the Imperial War Museum in 1993 to be the official war artist for the Bosnian war, where he produced some of his most shocking and controversial work.
He was treated for alcoholism and drug addiction in 2000, after which he converted to Christianity and his work took a strong religious theme.
Howson’s work has featured in other mediums including a British postage stamp in 1999 to commemorate engineering achievements for the millennium and also as several music album covers.
He was appointed an OBE in the 2009 birthday honours.