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James Alder (1920 - 2007)
Birds and Flowers of the Castle of Mey
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The above are to be found in the book Birds and Flowers of the Castle of Mey and Balmoral which was produced by Gracious Permisiion of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The Alder family are now offering the original watercolour paintings, which feature in the book, for sale. Each painting is approx. 22 1/2" x 15" with some a little larger and all signed. They will be framed and provided with a certificate of authentication.
Each individual painting is priced at £5000.00
These are not available for sale on line. Please contact the gallery by email or phone if you are interested.
or contact the gallery about this painting...
Born in Newcastle Upon Tyne, James Alder was a painter, illustrator and sculptor of Natural History and described as the successor to the great engraver and artist Thomas Bewick. A major figure in Natural History in the North East, he served latterly as president of the Natural History Society of Northumbria and was awarded honorary degrees from the University of Northumbria and a Doctorate from Newcastle University. Working for several years as the chief animalia sculptor for Royal Worcester, he produced many beautiful limited edition models in both porcelain and bronze.
Perhaps the pinnacle of his career were his two limited edition books of "The Birds and Flowers of the Castle of Mey" for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother and the "Birds of Balmoral" for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Described by a leading art authority "James Alder was a towering figure of Natural History and wildlife illustration in the region for almost half a century".
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