John Varley’s “Suburbs of an Ancient City” (1808) was among the works in Spink & Son’s exhibit commemorating the early years of the Old Water-colour Society (1804-1812). The exhibit ran three weeks beginning 13 November 1973. The Varley is reproduced in Apollo, November 1973, p. 391.
An exhibition of English paintings, 1799-1900, at Christopher Gibbs, London, included works by Samuel Palmer and John Martin, among others. Catalogues are available for $6 including postage (address 118 New Bond St., London W1Y 9AB). Exhibit reviewed in Apollo, January 1974, pp. 59-60, with reproduction of Palmer’s “Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane.”
The Gerald M. Norman Gallery (8 Duke St., St. James’s, London S.W. 1) held a spring exhibition of eighteenth and nineteenth century English and French watercolors and drawings, 13-29 March 1974. John Martin’s “Rocky Pool at Dusk” was included; reproduced in Connoisseur, March 1974, p. 111.
The Wren Gallery exhibited watercolors and drawings of John Varley, 1-6 April 1974, at the Alpine Club Gallery, 74 South Audley St., London W. 1. The exhibit was announced, with a photograph of a Varley landscape, in Connoisseur, March 1974, p. 48.*↤ (Our thanks to Thomas Minnick for these items. Eds.)