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The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours 208th show is the largest exhibition of its kind in the world, showcasing over 400 of the best contemporary water-based media paintings from around the globe. Since its founding in 1831 the RI has become universally recognised as one of the leading art institutes. 

Showing a diversity of styles and techniques, the exhibition is an annual survey of how contemporary artists are using this age-old medium and a great place to pick up vibrant, original works with prices starting from £350.

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Selected Works

Click on an image to enquire about purchasing a work from this exhibition

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"Wales" Study for Oil Painting

Charles Bone PPRI
Watercolour & gouache, 60 x 76 cm, £800
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Winter Storm, Gozo

Charles Bone PPRI
Watercolour & gouache, 81 x 106 cm, £3,000
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Storage Facility 2

Day Bowman
Gouache & graphite, 30 x 33 cm, £675
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Soho New York 7

Stephen Bragg
Watercolour, 75 x 75 cm, £1,350
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Soho New York 8

Stephen Bragg
Watercolour, 75 x 75 cm, SOLD
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Stability of Thy Times 3

Stephen Bragg
Watercolour, 75 x 75 cm, £1,350
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140 Monochrome Studies of Sussex

Faye Bridgwater
Pencil, watercolour & ink, 68 x 87 cm, £495
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Delhi Market

George Butler RI
Watercolour, 110 x 130 cm, £5,000
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Demolition

George Butler RI
Watercolour, 140 x 70 cm, £4,800
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Transylvania Church

George Butler RI
Watercolour, 110 x 110 cm, £5,500
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Unloading West Mosul

George Butler RI
Watercolour, 65 x 75 cm, £3,000
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A Day Like Any Other

Geoff Butterworth
Pure watercolour, 74 x 57 cm, SOLD
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The Industrial Winter

Geoff Butterworth
Pure watercolour, 65 x 94 cm, £2,400
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Age of Confidence

Daniel Byrne
Watercolour, 52 x 42 cm, £850
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Time to Listen!

Daniel Byrne
Watercolour, 46 x 58 cm, £850
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Cold Front

Delia Cardnell RI
Acrylic, 52 x 52 cm, £975
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Dawn

Delia Cardnell RI
Acrylic, 59 x 59 cm, £985
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Daytime

Delia Cardnell RI
Acrylic, 35 x 42 cm, £725
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Evening Sky

Delia Cardnell RI
Acrylic, 55 x 53 cm, £985
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Fens

Delia Cardnell RI
Acrylic, 35 x 42 cm, £725
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Night Fall

Delia Cardnell RI
Acrylic, 52 x 52 cm, £975
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Orford Quay

Alfred Carpenter
Mixed media collage & acrylic, 38 x 47 cm, £525
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Red Rusted Boat

Alfred Carpenter
Mixed media collage & acrylic, 42 x 36 cm, £475
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Still Reeds across to Iken

Alfred Carpenter
Mixed media collage & acrylic, 64 x 78 cm, £845
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Axios

Martin Caulkin RI
Watercolour, 56 x 76 cm, £2,250

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