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The Lido Cafe

Original Paintings for sale April 2022

Spring 2022 'Pond or Lido - which swimmer are you?' featuring landscapes of various beloved swimming places in and bordering Hampstead Heath. Paintings are listed in three sections below.

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The Ladies Pond

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Men's and Mixed Ponds

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The Parliament Hill Lido

Swimming at
The Ladies Pond, Hampstead Heath

Ink, Acrylics and Oil on wood, metal, linens, gesso board.

A new collection of paintings inspired by many visits this sacred and intimate location on Hampstead Heath, and conversations with the community of swimmers who have discovered moments of pure calm or euphoria.

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Night Swimmer 1 (Sold)

Acrylic Inks on Gesso Board
W 18 cm x H 13cm x D 0.5 cm

£300 + pp (free collection/includes frame)

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Regeneration (Sold)

Encaustic Wax on mdf Panel 
W 15cm x H 10cm x D 2cm
Presented in an acrylic box display frame with gold leaf backboard (not shown in photography)

£550 +pp

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Three Sisters Swimming Together (Sold)

Acrylic on acetate in Gigantic Brass Kiko Frame
W 35cm x H 35cm x D 0.5cm

£250 +PP (free collection/includes frame)

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Dusk Swim at The Ponds, Hampstead Heath

Acrylic Ink on Hahnemühle Paper, with white mount and white frame. Ready to hang.
W 27cm x H 24cm x D 1cm

£169 +pp (free collection/includes frame)

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Early Morning Swim at The Ladies Pond, Hampstead Heath (Sold)

Acrylic Ink on Hahnemühle Paper framed with white mount and white frame. Shortlisted for the Royal Society of Watercolour Painters Exhibition 2022 (Mall Galleries).
W 27cm H 20cm D 1 cm 
Framed and ready to hang

£169 + pp (free collection/includes frame)

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Sisters Immersed (Sold)

Oil paint, encaustic wax, and collage on Hahnemühle Paper postcard, framed in an 8 by 10 inch Nkuku Brass Frame with vintage sari hanger.
Painting size H 14 cm x W 10cm x D 0cm
Frame size H 25.4cm X W 20.3 x D 1 cm

£150 + pp

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Evening at The Ladies Pond, Hampstead Heath

Oil on mdf panel presented in a white box 'tray' frame

£500 +pp (free collection/includes frame)

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All is Calm at The Mixed Ponds (Sold)

Acrylic Ink on Gesso Board
W 18cm x H 14 cm x D 0cm
Framed in a white box tray frame (ready to hang)

£300 + pp (free collection/includes frame)

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The Christmas Swimmers, Mixed Ponds, Hampstead Heath

Acrylic Inks on Hahnemühle paper, white mount and white frame. Ready to hang.
W 27cm H 24cm D 0cm

£169 +pp (free collection/includes frame)

Swimming at
The Men's and Mixed Ponds, Hampstead Heath

Ink, Acrylics and Oil on wood, metal, linens, gesso board, in a white floating tray frame.

A new collection of paintings from my various views of the Men's and Mixed Ponds on my daily walks and weekly jogs around the park with my faithful labradoodle Benji.

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Jump!

Oil on Gesso Board framed in a white wood tray frame.

W 18 cm x H 13cm x D 0.5 cm

Framed and ready to hang

£350 + pp (free collection/includes frame)

Top Vintage: The Long Jump at the Men's Pond in the Semi Egyptian Style (After Hockney) (Sold)

Oil and acrylic on Premier Cru Wine Box, framed in a wooden white tray frame. 
W 52cm H 17cm D 2cm 
Framed and ready to hang

£750 + pp (free collection/includes frame)

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The Men's Pond in Summer

Oil on mdf panel
W 35cm x H 20cm x D 0.5cm
Framed and ready to hang

£990 + pp (free collection/includes frame)

Bright Winter Sun on The Men's Pond framed in a wide wood tray frame.

Oil on Plywood Panel
H20 cm by W24 cm by D 2cm
Framed and ready to hang

£450 +pp (free collection/includes frame)

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Swimmer (Sold)

Oil paint on stretched canvas, framed in a white wooden tray frame
H 52cm x W 52cm x D 2cm
Framed and ready to hang

£150 + pp (free collection/includes frame)

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All is calm at the Mixed Ponds (Sold)

Acrylic Ink on Gesso Board
W 18cm x H 14 cm x D 0cm
Framed in a white box tray frame (ready to hang)

£300 + pp (free collection/includes frame)

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Preparatory Postcard Sketch The Men's Pond in Summer

Acrylic Ink on Hahnemühle Paper. Unframed.
W 17cm x H 14cm x D 0cm

£79 +pp (free collection)

The Christmas Swimmers, Mixed Ponds, Hampstead Heath

Acrylic Inks on Hahnemühle paper, white mount and white frame. Ready to hang.
W 27cm H 24cm D 0cm

£169 +pp (free collection/includes frame)

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Winter Walk to the Pond

Oil on Aluminium in a white wood tray frame.
W 10 cm by H 10 cm by D 2

£125 +pp (inc. frame)

Swimming at
Parliament Hill Lido, Hampstead Heath

Ink, Acrylics and Oil on wood, metal, linens, gesso board.

A new collection of paintings saluting the swimmers at The Parliament Hill Lido.

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Splash! (Sold)

Acrylic on Gesso Board
W 18 cm x H 13cm x D 0.5 cm
Set in a floating white tray frame
W 22 cm x H 15 cm x D 2 cm
Presented ready to hang

£300 + pp (free collection/includes frame)

Sun on still water (Sold)

Oil on Copper panel presented in a floating white tray frame. 
W 22 cm H 25 cm D 2cm 
Framed and ready to hang

£350 + pp (free collection/includes frame)

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Nightswimmer at the Lido (Sold)

Oil on Chateau Bataille Premier Cru wine box
W 52 cm x H 35cm x D 02cm
Framed in a white wood tray frame and and ready to hang

£550 + pp (free collection/includes frame)

Misty

Oil paint on stretched canvas, set into a white wooden tray frame
H 52cm x W 42cm x D 2cm

£450 + pp (free collection/includes frame)

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Kenwood House, Hampstead Heath, and Hampstead from £50

The highest-quality giclee printing on the finest archival papers. Archival pigment prints perfectly reproduce the original paintings as reproductions with maximum detail and longevity. Prices on the website are for unframed works to fit frame 10 by 8 inches (approx A5+).

This paintings, by artist Vanessa

Brassey, where produced in 2020 - 2021 during the great pandemic.The originals are sold to various collectors around the world. I offer fine art prints starting at £50. Please email me to order a print. I also sell greeting cards on Etsy here starting at £3.50 with free shipping. 

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