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MARTIN TINNEY GALLERY

S I R K Y F F I N W I L L I A M S (1918 - 2006)

Centenary Exhibition - Selected Works

26 April - 2 June 2018

‘Snowdon’ oil on canvas c.1975 50 x 75cm

Martin Tinney Gallery is delighted to mark the centenary of Sir Kyffin Williams birth with a selling exhibition of

paintings and works on paper.

Kyffin Williams is regarded as Wales’ pre-eminent and most influential artist of the second half of the 20th century

and one of Britain’s greatest landscape painters of that period. The paintings in the show span the artists career

from 1950 to 1995, a period during which many would agree he produced his strongest work.

Many of the works in the exhibition come from private collections and notable highlights include a very large (90

x 180cm) painting commissioned for Hawarden Castle, Sir William Gladstone’s former estate in North Wales.

There is also a magnificent large painting of Y Fron, near Caernarfon, which Kyffin swapped with Gwilym Prich-

ard, that other notable Welsh landscape artist, for one of the latter’s paintings. This wonderful painting by Kyffin

has never been on the open market before. Other works include an important early oil painting of Clegyr Boia

near St. David’s, Pembrokeshire, several classic Snowdonia paintings, and an exceptional oil of Capel Tabor,

Pentre Pella which was previously exhibited at the National Museum of Wales.

The exhibition will preview from 14 22 April, very appropriately, at Oriel Tegfryn Gallery in Menai Bridge, Angle-

sey, Kyffin’s original and long-time gallery, before transferring to Martin Tinney Gallery in Cardiff for the exhibition

which runs from 26 April – 2 June.

The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue which includes an enlightening essay by Rian Ev-

ans, the writer and critic who knew the artist over many years.

This promises to be a very special show and all the works are for sale.

Open: Monday - Friday, 10am - 6pm and Saturday, 10am - 5pm

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