Studio Sale | Nathan Jones

17 JANUARY 2022 - 11 FEBRUARY 2022, Ends 11:00 AM

A Studio Sale of 10 works direct from the London studio of contemporary painter Nathan Jones. This auction is a unique opportunity to collect some of Nathan’s signature Japanese bird paintings, alongside some more experimental and earlier works.

Nathan Jones

Hastings-born, London-based painter Nathan Jones is principally known for his realist paintings inspired by Japanese printmaking. Having been fascinated by visual arts since childhood, Nathan studied for an art foundation at Hastings College, a Fine Art degree in Painting at Cheltenham, and a Masters in Painting at Wimbledon School of Art (2004).

Nathan’s paintings combine the rich history of Japanese nineteenth-century woodblock printmaking with the realist oil-painting tradition of Western Art. He borrows the Eastern pictorial devises of simplification, abstraction, and decoration, yet retains the exacting realism found in the West, as he is especially interested in paintings from the Dutch Golden Age. Both the Japanese and Dutch artists frequently depicted birds, flowers, and other natural phenomena – which symbolize the beautiful, yet fleeting, nature of human existence. Both cultures are also interested in the idea of representation itself and the boundary between the real and the fake. Exploring this enticing hinterland between knowing artifice and the illusion of reality continues to be a central theme in all of Nathan’s art.

Nathan has worked professionally as an artist since 2004, and his paintings are increasingly sought after by a growing list of private and corporate collectors in London, New York, and Asia. Recently added to the prestigious Soho House permanent collection, his work is now on display in their prominent venue on Dean Street, in Soho, London. His work continues to be displayed widely in public exhibitions, and previous shows include The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition (2014 & 2016) and The Saatchi Gallery (2018).

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Nathan Jones, The Bird of Paradise (1)
1. Nathan Jones
The Bird of Paradise
Painting, 43 x 35 x 3 cm.
Estimate:£400 - 650
Starting bid:£300
Current Bid:£0
Nathan Jones, the promise of Dawn (1)
2. Nathan Jones
The Promise of Dawn
Painting, 69 x 49 x 4 cm.
Estimate:£1,100 - 1,600
Starting bid:£700
Current Bid:£0
Nathan Jones, the magic maple(1)
3. Nathan Jones
The Magic Maple
Painting, 78 x 69 x 4.5 cm.
Estimate:£1,400 - 2,000
Starting bid:£600
Current Bid:£0
Nathan Jones, the broken sun(1)
4. Nathan Jones
The Broken Sun
Painting, 85 x 75 x 5 cm.
Estimate:£1,500 - 2,200
Starting bid:£800
Current Bid:£0
Nathan Jones, migration song (1)
5. Nathan Jones
Migration Song
Painting, 70 x 50 x 2 cm.
Estimate:£1,100 - 1,600
Starting bid:£500
Current Bid:£0
Nathan Jones, sun dance (1)
6. Nathan Jones
Sun Dance
Painting, 60 x 50 x 2 cm.
Estimate:£1,000 - 1,500
Starting bid:£500
Current Bid:£0
Nathan Jones, the peacock and the moon (1)
7. Nathan Jones
The Peacock and the Moon
Painting, 60 x 50 x 2 cm.
Estimate:£1,000 - 1,500
Starting bid:£500
Current Bid:£0
Nathan Jones, flight of the swift (1)
8. Nathan Jones
Flight of the Swift
Painting, 60 x 50 x 5 cm.
Estimate:£1,000 - 1,500
Starting bid:£500
Current Bid:£0
Nathan Jones, the dancer (1)
9. Nathan Jones
The Dancer
Painting, 39 x 49 x 3 cm.
Estimate:£500 - 800
Starting bid:£400
Current Bid:£0
Nathan Jones, the silent garden (1)
10. Nathan Jones
The Silent Garden
Painting, 30 x 20 x 4 cm.
Estimate:£650 - 950
Starting bid:£450
Current Bid:£0
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