Still life


Specialist Paintings

A Unique Collection of Original Paintings in the Lake District.

Art loving couple Tim and Denise Hardy bring more than 40 years experience in the art world to their Fitzwilliam Fine Art galleries in picturesque Hawkshead and Grasmere.

Featuring high quality original works, the Lake District galleries offer a mixture of contemporary and traditional original paintings by established artists whose works hang in collections around the world. Recent acquisitions establish the gallery as leaders in antique Lakeland Watercolours.

Contemporary oils of animals by Ruby Keller and wildlife studies by Carl Whitfield, along with the landscapes of Allan Morgan feature prominently in Lake District galleries which are sure to prove popular with discerning collectors.

If you would like more information, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

The Square, Hawkshead

LA22 0NZ
Tel: 015394 36248
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Church Bridge, Grasmere

LA22 9SN
Tel: 015394 35714
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Discover the Treasures of Hawkshead & Grasmere

New and exciting paintings by our favourite artists now in stock


Edward H Thompson

Edward H Thompson is widely regarded as one of the greatest Lakeland artists of his generation working in watercolour to capture the natural beauty of the ever changing landscapes of his native Cumbria. Today his works are considered highly collectable.

Carl Whitfield

Award-winning wildlife artist Carl Whitfield began his career as an airbrush artist undertaking commissions on motorcycles before combining his eye for detail with his love of nature resulting in finely detailed paintings which have attracted collectors from around the world.

Alfredo Navarro

Alfredo Navarro Montllor was born in Alcoy (Alicante) in 1965. His father was also an accomplished artist and was brought up with art from an early age.
His specialist technique of painting the sea in all its different forms is admired by his collectors and artists alike.

Ric Duffield

Ric Duffield studied art and music at teacher training college, in 1974 he went on to become an illustrator.
In 2001 he became a freelance artist & his skills have brought recognition in both wildlife and landscape painting.

Ruby Keller

Ruby Keller Design is the pseudonym of Lancashire artist Peter Worswick who now works from his Cumbria studio. His loose style with vibrant colours have made him one of the most collectible award-winning artists in the UK with his work increasingly in demand.

New Artist Roger Young

Roger has been painting to a very high standard for over 30 years. Originally concentrating on birds painted in high detail, he changed to painting still life’s in oil twelve years ago. Attractive compositions coupled with a skilful painting technique make his paintings very eye catching. He has won numerous awards & his paintings are highly collectable by discerning clients throughout the UK, Europe & USA.

Rare & Collectable Paintings

We are delighted to offer limited edition original examples of work from some of the nation’s finest artists which would grace any collection. Renowned Lake District painter Alfred Heaton Cooper and authenticated signed prints by Sir William Russell Flint often feature in our selection.

Andrew Grant Kurtis

The Gallery is delighted to have just acquired a collection of Andrew Grant Kurtis paintings.
Now in his eighties, this collection is between 30 and 40 years old when Kurtis was painting at his finest quality.

New Carl Whitfield Still Life

Carl has decided to introduce a new phase of still life paintings in his usual award winning detail.

Emilio Paya

Attracted to Paris and Venice, Paya’s boulevard and canal scenes are signature pieces. Payes work is now known world wide and is displayed in many Art Galleries and homes of many Aristocrats including Fahd Bin Salman Bi in Saudi Arabia.

Allan Morgan

Born in 1952, Allan Morgan is a full time artist living in the beautiful border country of Herefordshire and Powys.

He studied at Swansea and Coventry art colleges for 5 years and graduated with a BA in Fine art painting and embarked on a career as an illustrator. Since then, his professional career has focused on realist landscape painting.

Recently he decided to extend his style and take a more colourist approach. The basis of his inspiration is largely due to his love of colour, light, and atmosphere in landscape. Allan spent many years living near the coast, he regularly returns to this subject matter.


Clare Walker

Yorkshire born Clare Walker studied Art & Design at York College of Art and quickly began to develop a strong interest in illustrating the natural world seeking out wildlife in their natural environments capturing the spirit and atmosphere of a scene and bringing them to life.

John Corcoran

John was born in 1940 in Nelson, Lancashire and at the age of 14 he attended the Manchester Secondary Technical School of Art, where he studied for two years. The artist’s originals are now reproduced by the country’s leading Art Publications as Fine Art Prints and Greeting Cards.