Paintings, Prints and Drawings

The collection includes paintings by Dorset-born artists such as James Thornhill and Alfred Stevens. Other works include 18th-century portraits by visiting painters George Romney and Thomas Gainsborough, and landscapes by Frederick Whitehead, who was drawn to paint the county by his friend Thomas Hardy. There are also a number of paintings by Cornish artist Alfred Wallis, an extensive collection of watercolours by local amateur artist Henry Joseph Moule, and numerous prints representing places and people from across Dorset.

Christmas & New Year Opening Times 

Sat 24 December | CLOSED
Sun 25 December | CLOSED
Mon 26 December | CLOSED
Tues 27 Dec | OPEN, Bank Holiday hours
Wed 28 Dec | OPEN, normal hours
Thurs 29 Dec | OPEN, normal hours
Fri 30 Dec | OPEN, normal hours
Sat 31 Dec | OPEN – 9am to 3pm (early closing)
Sun 1 Jan 2023 | CLOSED
Mon 2 Jan | OPEN, Bank Holiday hours
Tues 3 Jan | OPEN, normal hours

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Paintings, Prints and Drawings

November 4, 2020

Rebecca Steward (1766-1859)

Thomas Beach (1783-1806) Oil on canvas…

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Paintings, Prints and Drawings

November 4, 2020

Fishing Boat with Two Masts and Yellow Sails

Alfred Wallis (1855-1942) Oil on cardboard…

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Paintings, Prints and Drawings

November 4, 2020

The Undercliff, White Nothe, Dorset    

Catherine Ouless (1879-1961) Oil on canvas…

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Paintings, Prints and Drawings

November 4, 2020

Dorset Quarrymen, Three Workers

Alfred Palmer (1877-1951) Oil on canvas…

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Paintings, Prints and Drawings

November 4, 2020

East Stoke Mill, Dorset

Frederick William Newton Whitehead (1853-1938) Oil on canvas…

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Paintings, Prints and Drawings

November 4, 2020

Thomas Rackett the Younger (1756-1840)

George Romney (1734-1802) Oil on canvas…

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Paintings, Prints and Drawings

October 14, 2020

Watercolours of Dorset landscapes   

Henry Joseph Moule The first curator of Dorset Museum and a friend of Thomas Hardy, Henry Moule regularly went out into the countryside surrounding Dorchester…

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Paintings, Prints and Drawings

October 14, 2020

Dog

Elisabeth Frink Bronze, edition of 4…

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