Portrait Special Issue: The Painting that Made Me

Art of England Magazine

Lt Dougie Dalzell
‘In a new series, artists reveal the work that transformed their career, personal life or love of art. This month Caroline de Peyrecave on her posthumous portrait of Lieutenant Dougie Dalzell MC’

“Hand decorated with 22 ct gold, this beautiful collection portrays The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh with the Union Jack and the national flowers of the United Kingdom, together with olive branches and wheat ears symbolising peace and plenty.”

“Our special August ‘Portrait Issue’ goes on sale this time next week! Who wants to see a sneak peek of the cover?
The new issue includes ‘six of the best’ portrait artists, as chosen by Sally Perry and Caroline de Peyrecave on ‘the painting that made me’.
Alison Black went to see ‘Master Drawings’ at the Ashmolean Museum while Fosse Gallery’s Sharon Wheaton reviews Royal Academy of Arts’s summer show.

We speak to John Thompson from North East Art Collective who tells us how they have made selling art in a Newcastle shopping centre a success.
And finally, Peter Lovett-Horn, chairman of the Lancaster & District Art Society, says more of us should be volunteering as life models!
Art of England issue 105 – ON SALE from Thursday 27 June: http://www.artofengland.uk.com/subcriptions/