Phillip Medhurst

Wisdom from a Gnostic Sage

Tag: St George’s church Barbados

073  The Resurrection

The Resurrection. c1785. Commissioned the painting for St.George’s Church Barbados. Exhibited at The Royal Academy in 1786. When it arrived in Barbados, the President of the Legislative Council and the Rector had “fallen out”, and as a result, it was relegated to an outbuilding at Lower Estate Plantation, where it remained for more than 30 […]

046  John the Baptist

John the Baptist. Signed and dated 1787 21 x 13 ins (53 x 32cms). Black chalk drawing on sheet of buff paper. It appears to be a preparatory study of a large scale oil painted in order to be engraved for the Macklin Bible (c1793). (Location of this drawing and related painting unknown). This painting, […]