John Piper, ‘The Englishman's Home’, 1951, Painting, Oil on 42 panels, Liss Llewellyn
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John Piper

The Englishman's Home, 1951

Oil on 42 panels
187 4/5 × 609 1/10 in
477 × 1547 cm
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The Englishman's Home was painted in 1950 in the garden of the Artist's home, Fawley …

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John Piper
British, 1903–1992
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After a career spanning the 20th century, British artist John Piper is recognized for his mastery in painting landscapes and architecture. During WWI, Piper was inspired by artists of the avant-garde like his friend Alexander Calder, though the conclusion of the war provoked a move to representational subjects and inclusion in the Seven and Five Society (dedicated to a “return to order” in post-war art). WWII was also of great impact to Piper's work—selected as the official war artist, he depicted the ruins of the England, employing his aptitude for depicting landscapes and imperial homes to portray the loss and aftermath of bombings. Often painting at night with buildings still ablaze, Piper created impassioned representations of the wartime atmosphere, defining a romantic perspective of architecture and topography engrained in his work thereafter.

John Piper, ‘The Englishman's Home’, 1951, Painting, Oil on 42 panels, Liss Llewellyn
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The Englishman's Home was painted in 1950 in the garden of the Artist's home, Fawley Bottom, Oxfordshire
It was one of the key images of the Festival of Britain and is its largest surviving work of art. When the incoming Conservative government attempted to cut back on the cost and scale of the Festival Hugh …

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John Piper
British, 1903–1992
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After a career spanning the 20th century, British artist John Piper is recognized for his mastery in painting landscapes and architecture. During WWI, Piper was inspired by artists of the avant-garde like his friend Alexander Calder, though the conclusion of the war provoked a move to representational subjects and inclusion in the Seven and Five Society (dedicated to a “return to order” in post-war art). WWII was also of great impact to Piper's work—selected as the official war artist, he depicted the ruins of the England, employing his aptitude for depicting landscapes and imperial homes to portray the loss and aftermath of bombings. Often painting at night with buildings still ablaze, Piper created impassioned representations of the wartime atmosphere, defining a romantic perspective of architecture and topography engrained in his work thereafter.

John Piper

The Englishman's Home, 1951

Oil on 42 panels
187 4/5 × 609 1/10 in
477 × 1547 cm
.
Contact For Price
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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