Modern British Gallery offers a large selection of affordable oils, watercolours and limited edition prints by major British artists.

BONE, Gavin

Gavin Bone (1903-1942) was born in Chiswick in west London, the son of Sir Muirhead Bone, an artist, and Gertrude Helana Dodd, a writer. He was the brother of the artist Stephen Bone. Bone was a fellow of St John’s College, Oxford, where he translated Anglo-Saxon poetry and taught English. He was also a distinguished artist and had exhibited at the Royal Academy. He died of tuberculosis at the age of 39.


Hebredensis (1939) £95

Watercolour and ink. Signed to original mount. Measures 28cm x 14cm plus borders. Mounted. Provenance: the artist’s family.

West Sussex Hills £55

Signed etching, pplate measuring 5cm x 13cm plus borders. Border annotated in artist’s hand with titles Tower Hill, Hasting Hill, Torberry Hill, Beacon Hill and

Muirhead Bone £55

Pencil drawing, signed, titled and dated 1917. Drawing measures 11cm x 17cm. Condition: light foxing, presents well. Mounted. Provenance: the artist’s family.