Pallant House Gallery presents Kenneth Rowntree: A Centenary Exhibition in the De’Longhi Print Room from 22 July – 18 October 2015. A touring exhibition from the Fry Art Gallery in Saffron Walden, this is the first retrospective exhibition for British artist Kenneth Rowntree since his death in 1997 and marks the centenary of the artist’s birth. A contemporary of Edward Bawden, Michael Rothenstein, and Eric Ravilious, with whom he became great friends, Kenneth Rowntree was influenced by a generation of artist-designers and is best known for his works in oil and watercolour. This exhibition features oil, acrylic, watercolour and gouache paintings, along with drawings, prints and posters, spanning the 1930s – 1980s. Through his friendship with Ravilious, Rowntree moved to the idyllic village of Great Bardfield in 1941. Rowntree depicted his surroundings using playful recurring motifs, and distinct locations inclu

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