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Mad Dogs by Jack Vettriano

Jack Vettriano Summer Collection Showing At Jack’s Gallery In Henley

Jack’s Gallery is promoting a Jack Vettriano Summer

We are showing a Collection of Romantic and Iconic Editions evoking sunshine, warmth and love.

Buy online or come in and browse our Gallery in beautiful Henley-on-Thames.

Have a great Summer’s day out and enjoy the River Thames, the Royal Regatta, the Henley Festival and our fabulous Restaurants, Pubs and Coffee Houses.

We hope you will enjoy some of the pictures below.

Jack Vettriano Summer Collection

These are just some of the wonderful images from our Jack Vettriano Summer Collection. As one of the premier UK galleries specialising in the work of this very popular Artist, we are delighted to be able to show a Summer Collection of his work. We also have many more of his romantic images, filled with light. Plus we stock many of his more recent artworks, which show his darker and more erotic side.

History of these Paintings

 “Mad Dogs” and “The Picnic Party” are some of Vettriano’s earliest works, the former in 1991 and the latter in 1992. Using the medium of oil on canvas, he shows his brilliant command of using light to bring these paintings to life.

“The Days of Wine & Roses” was painted for the Kirkcaldy Art Museum, where 40 new paintings were exhibited. The Exhibition was held  in 2010 and was fittingly entitled “The Days of Wine & Roses”.

“Scorched” was originally painted for the Retrospective Exhibition in 2013 and published as a Limited Edition print at the same time.

“The Waltzers” is the most recent painting, going on sale at Bonhams in March 2015.  The painting was estimated to fetch between £200,000 and £300,000.

Start your Jack Vettriano Summer Collection now by either visiting or contacting us. As well as our stunning pictures we offer a complete framing service, which will complement your pictures perfectly.

Jack Vettriano “Betrayal – First Kiss” – The Latest Release at Jack’s Gallery

Jack Vettriano “Betrayal – First Kiss” – The Latest Release

Mounted Artist’s Proof 3/10 – Plus  Limited Edition No 1/100

Both of these Editions are arriving this week in Jack’s Gallery

Betrayal - First Kiss

Image size 15.25″ x 1.3″; Mounted size 24″ x 21″

This is the second of Vettriano’s “Betrayal” Series of three paintings and already sold out from the Publisher.

“Contemplation of Betrayal” was the first and was published in February this year.  The third painting in the series is entitled “No Turning Back”.  We believe that Vettriano fans will be delighted to acquire the complete collection.

Background to “Betrayal – First Kiss”

The medium of the original Paintings was oil on canvas and were 24″ x 20″ in size.  They were first shown at the International Art and Design Fair New York in September 2001. In  2013 they featured in the major Retrospective Exhibition at the Kelvingrove Art Museum in Glasgow.  This Exhibition was held to mark 20 years of Vettriano’s career

“Betrayal – First Kiss” portrays the next step forward for the couple.  They appear to be in an Hotel corridor and the woman is dressed for an evening out. She has put her hair up and is wearing a stunning dress with matching earrings.  The man is immaculately dressed and while holding her close, it is obvious he has been longing for this first kiss.

Jack’s Gallery

Our Gallery is situated in beautiful Henley On Thames, just after the iconic Bridge.

For the past seven years, Jack’s Gallery, has specialised in stocking and supplying Jack Vettriano Artwork. We are now considered one of the foremost U.K. Galleries, with particular emphasis on Artist’s Proofs and Studio Proofs.  As well as these highly collectable Editions, we endeavour to stock low numbered Limited Editions.  Low numbers are more sought after, with Number 1 being particularly highly prized.  We also have a huge range of open prints. The Gallery is a paradise for Vettriano lovers everywhere to come and browse.

Sample picture frames

Jack’s Gallery, 36 Hart Street, Henley-on-Thames has a specialised Picture Framing Service

Top Quality Professional Framing at sensible prices

Frames, Mounts and Glass to enhance all variety of Artwork

 

Sample picture frames

Jack’s Gallery in the heart of Henley-on-Thames

Jack’s Gallery, situated near the bridge in Henley-on-Thames is one of the foremost Galleries for Jack Vettriano Artwork.  We also stock local scenes of Henley, Maps, Contemporary Art and Oil Paintings and much more besides. As such we believe that beautiful pictures require beautiful Mounting and Framing to enhance your Jack Vettriano print or indeed any other painting, print, medals,  sports shirts or memorabilia.  So many pictures are let down by poor framing and/or the wrong coloured mount and inferior glass.   We are delighted to say that we can now supply a first rate, bespoke, professional  Framing Service from our Gallery.

Mouldings for picture framing

We have an extensive range of Mouldings in various colours and Frame Widths. Our experienced Staff are here to help you choose the exact frame to make your picture perfect.

Mountboards for picture framing

There are well over fifty colours of Mountboards, Standard, conservation and Museum. We will be happy to assist you making your choice of widths and shades to enhance your image and frame.

Picture Glass for framing

We offer a complete range of Picture Glass including Standard, Non-reflecting, Tru Vue, Conservation and Museum.

GroGlass for picture framing

Jack’s Gallery also supplies glass that offers protection from UV damage and glass created to be almost invisible.

Bring your Artwork into our Gallery at 36 Hart Street, Henley-on-Thames.  We are open from 10 am to 5 pm every day including Sundays.  You will receive a warm welcome and friendly, helpful and professional advice. Quotations will normally always be given to you on the spot.  It usually takes 2-3 weeks to complete your framing and we will telephone you as soon as your Artwork is ready to collect.  We look forward to meeting you and offering our assistance to help make your Artwork perfect.

“Dancer For Money” Vettriano New Release A/P at Jack’s Gallery

“Dancer For Money” is the release Vettriano Collectors having been waiting for

  Only 50 Limited Editions and 5 Artist’s Proofs – Jack’s Gallery has acquired  No V/V Artist’s Proof plus 2 Limited Editions

“Dancer For Money” is one of the most highly sought after of Vettriano’s Artwork

High quality 350 gsm Giclee Print.  Dry mounted on board, hand signed and numbered by Vettriano in silver lettering.

  Framed to Gallery Standard in Black with gold slip, exactly duplicating the original oil painting.

Image size 20″ x  24″.  Framed size 28″ x 32″. Full Certificate of Authenticity.

“Dancer For Money” Background

Vettriano’s dark side is shown again with this image.  The title is inspired by Tina Turner’s “Private Dancer”.  Other inspirations have come from songwriters such as Leonard Cohen and Johnny Cash.

This erotic and sensual original painting was purchased by the famous actor Jack Nicholson in 1996.  It was shown at “Halfway to Paradise” Exhibition in the Museum Gallery, Hong Kong, featuring 32 pictures, including “Night Geometry”.  Nicholson lent the picture to the Kelvingrove Museum for the Vettriano “Retrospective” Exhibition in 2013/14.

“Dancer For Money” was released as a Silkscreen Limited Edition in 2000 as a run of 275 and almost immediately sold out.  The size of that release was 22.5″ x 27″ and it is now only to be found (if at all) on the secondary market. The sale price is now around £3,500.

Jack’s Gallery

Jack’s Gallery, in Henley On Thames, is one of the foremost Galleries in the country specialising in the Artwork of Jack Vettriano.  Hence we have acquired Limited Editions of this sought after new release, plus a rare Artist’s Proof of only 5 printed.  We stock a large selection of  Artist’s and Studio Proofs by Vettriano.  We also have a huge range of  Limited Editions and Open Prints. Please telephone or email our Gallery for further details or just come in and browse.

 

The Waltzers by Jack Vettriano

Rare Jack Vettriano Pair of Studio Proofs at Jack’s Gallery

 “Only the Deepest Red” & “The Waltzers” – Both Nos 2/10

Jack’s Gallery has a fantastic pairing of these rare Studio Proofs, perfect for the party season

Only The Deepest Red by Jack Vettriano - Studio Proof

Studio Proof Number 2/10 “Only The Deepest Red by Jack Vettriano”

The Waltzers by Jack Vettriano - Studio Proof

Studio Proof Number 2/10            “The Waltzers by Jack Vettriano”

 

Studio Proofs

These Editions are only produced in a run of 10 – hence their exclusivity.

With Jack Vettriano many of his paintings are never issued as Studio Proofs. Collectors therefore enjoy the rarity of a low numbered Special Edition.

These special Proofs are given as gifts to the Artist or held by the Publisher to be released at a later date. Because of their rarity they tend to increase in value and so normally hold a higher value than a Limited Edition.

Artist’s Proofs

The amount of Artist’s Proofs are normally a small percentage of the Limited Edition run.  The Artist will inspect the first few images that come off the run. He will then work on the printed image to ensure the colour and the quality of the picture.  Once he is happy that the print is as close to the original painting as possible, the Limited Edition Prints are run.  When the Artist is finally satisfied, he retains the first few prints to give away or sell at a future date.  Normally 10% of the print run is retained. Numbering is often hand written in a Roman Numeral Format.

Studio and Artists Proofs at Jack’s Gallery

Situated in the beautiful Thames river town of Henley On Thames, Jack’s Gallery is one of the foremost UK Galleries specialising in Jack Vettriano  Artwork. In particular the Gallery holds a large selection of Studio and Artist’s Proofs.

Please contact our Gallery  on (+44) 01491 571387  for further information on these stunning pictures of any of his other paintings.