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The artist’s daughter on the beach at Hunstanton, pastel, 1924, collection of the artist’s daughter

Miniatures As far as I know, miniature painting was new to my father. Apart from one other of an old man which could have been a trial run, I only know of the four family ones. The experience of painting miniatures with their extreme fineness of detail (and on the surface of ivory with watercolour mixed with gum arabic) must have been a formidable challenge for a painter used to free flowing watercolour or the heavier techniques of oil paint. I am amazed how successfully he

Walter Bonner Gash Catalogue  

Catalogue of Paintings