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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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Shells

Pauline Fazakerley RI
Pure watercolour, 64 x 80 cm, £1,200
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Soft Light

Pauline Fazakerley RI
Pure watercolour, 83 x 64 cm, £1,300
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The Sitting Room

Pauline Fazakerley RI
Pure watercolour, 83 x 64 cm, £1,200
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Flare

Felicity Flutter
Watercolour & graphite, 42 x 60 cm, £1,450
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Storm Swell

Felicity Flutter
Watercolour & graphite, 42 x 60 cm, £1,650
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Translucence

Felicity Flutter
Watercolour & graphite, 50 x 50 cm, £1,850
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Last of the Sun

Chris Forsey RI
Acrylic & ink, 52 x 66 cm, £1,100
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May Bank

Chris Forsey RI
Acrylic & pastel, 41 x 51 cm, £850
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Reeds, Stalks and Silhouettes

Chris Forsey RI
Acrylic & ink, 41 x 51 cm, £850
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Reflecting the Sunrise

Chris Forsey RI
Acrylic & ink, 60 x 76 cm, £1,250
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River and Vaporous Light

Chris Forsey RI
Acrylic & pastel, 52 x 66 cm, £1,100
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Spring Shoots

Chris Forsey RI
Acrylic & ink, 60 x 76 cm, £1,250
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Reredos 8

Peter Forster
Watercolour, 48 x 38 cm, £400
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Truncated

Barry Freeman
Gouache, 39 x 45 cm, £500
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Garden Group

Roy Freer Hon Rtd RI NEAC ROI
Watercolour, 58 x 48 cm, £850
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Black Tar and Shingle (Dungeness Series)

Mari French
Acrylic, ink & gouache, 60 x 60 cm, £950
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Making Tracks (Dungeness Series)

Mari French
Acrylic, gouache & ink, 60 x 60 cm, £950
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Memories

Rukiye Garip
Watercolour, 95 x 75 cm, £3,000
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Liberty London

Elaine Gill
Ink & watercolour, 77 x 37 cm, £1,500
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Hanako and Flute

David Gleeson
Watercolour, 77 x 74 cm, £2,500
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Hot Day at the Heads

Linda Gold
Acrylic, 70 x 100 cm, £650
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Cool Chilli

Anne Goldberg
Gouache, 70 x 57 cm, £1,500
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Orchid Oriental

Anne Goldberg
Gouache, 81 x 69 cm, £1,600
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Afternoon Down the Strand

Michal Golec
Watercolour, 58 x 47 cm, £450
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Fleet Street Contre Jour

Michal Golec
Watercolour, 58 x 47 cm, £450

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