Russell Flint

Original Paintings

The images below are original watercolour paintings and red chalk drawings by Sir William Russell Flint,
These are curently for sale in the studio.
The image size, location, provenance and full details can be seen by clicking on the small pictures.
Many of the paintings illustrate Russell Flint's journey through France, the model depicted is often Cecilia Green.
Please click on the title or image for Large pictures and Details.

conversation piece, London
Conversation Piece

Isabella of Lucenay, original painting
Isabella of Lucenay

russell flint, original, painting, la belle poseuse
La Belle Poseuse

The Blue Tent Parame
The Blue Tent Paramé

sicilian rendezvous, italy
Sicilian Rendezvous

The Noticeboard, France
The Noticeboard

The Hedonists
The Hedonists

Abbey, St. Jean de Cole
The Abbey, St. Jean de Cole

Dwellers on the ground floor, France
Dwellers on the Ground Floor

Rebecca at Aigueze, France
Rebecca at Aigueze

An Angevin Interior, France
An Angevin Interior

 The High Shelf, France
The High Shelf, Richelieu
original painting

Piazza San Marco, Venice
Piazza San Marco, Venice

palazzo, grand canal venice, cecilia
The Grand Canal Venice
original painting

from a window in venice, cecilia
From a window in Venice

Vanity in the old Guard Room, France
Vanity in the old Guard Room

Washerwomen on the Cere at Bretenoux, original watercolour painting
The Cere at Bretenoux
original painting

Springtime in the Ardèche, France
Springtime in the Ardèche
original painting

vauvenay, france, painting
Vaunaveys, France
original painting

the bathers, original watercolour painting
The Bathers
Unrepentant nymphs

osier en Provence, France, painting
Osiers en Provence
original painting

gypsies at ste radegonde
Gypsies at Ste. Radegonde

la cave Voutée, originals watercolour
La Cave Voutée

gitanes Languedoc original painting
Gitanes, Languedoc,

Bourdeilles sur Dronne original
Bourdeilles sur Dronne

Portrait of Denise, France
Portrait of Denise

Les Cabannes, original watercolour
Les Cabannes

russell flint, Washer Women by the Drôme
Washer Women by the Drôme

Sunlit Square Languedoc original watercolour painting
Sunlit Square, Languedoc

La Porte Chapelle, Compiegne
La Porte Chapelle, Compiegne
original painting

 russell flint, woodland, Surrey, original watercolour
Woodland, Surrey
Original Painting

The Little Terrace, Vannavez, France
The Little Terrace

Lavoir La Bastide, France
Lavoir La Bastide

Chateau de la Vachère, La Drome
Chateau de la Vachère,
La Drôme

The Cévennes

four studies originals red chalk drawing
Four Studies

Rosalinda, original, seated-figure, red chalk drawing
Seated Figure
Original Red Chalk Drawing

original, Two Figures, red chalk drawing
Two Figures
Original Red Chalk Drawing

The Well at St. Jean de Cole, original drawing
The Well at St. Jean de Cole
pencil drawing

lady, original drawing
Portrait of a lady
Original drawings

original, Dragon of Versailles, red chalk drawing
The Dragon of Versailles

model resting, original red chalk drawing
Model Resting

girl in spanish dress mantilla, original red chalk drawing
Girl in Spanish dress Mantilla

Clarissa, original red chalk drawing

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Russell Flint Paintings and Originals artwork for sale
The above paintings are a collection of original artwork for sale by the late Sir William Russell Flint
His main painting medium was watercolour; There are also several original red chalk drawings, and pencil sketches.

Paintings and Life of Russell Flint
Russell Flint, a renowned artist of the 20th century, left an indelible mark on the world of art through his exquisite paintings.
His artistic journey and unique style captivated art enthusiasts around the globe. In this article, we will explore the life and works of Russell Flint,
delving into his biography and the impact he made on the art world.

Biography of Russell Flint
Sir William Russell Flint was born on April 4, 1880, in the picturesque city of Edinburgh, Scotland. From an early age, Flint displayed a remarkable talent for art,
sketching and painting with great precision and skill. Despite his passion for art, he initially pursued a career in engineering, working as an apprentice lithographer.

Flint's dedication to his craft eventually led him to realize that his true calling was in the world of art.
He studied at the Royal Institution School of Art in Edinburgh, where he honed his skills and developed his signature style.
His talent blossomed, earning him numerous awards and recognition throughout his career.

The Unique Style of Russell Flint
Russell Flint's paintings are characterized by their exquisite use of color, meticulous attention to detail, and portrayals of graceful figures.
He was greatly influenced by the Pre-Raphaelite movement, a 19th-century art movement that sought to revive the detailed and vibrant style of early Italian Renaissance painters. One of the distinguishing features of Flint's works is his ability to capture the translucency of watercolor, creating a sense of depth and luminosity in his paintings.
His subjects often depicted dreamy landscapes, enchanting figurative compositions, and captivating scenes from everyday life.
His brushstrokes and use of light and shadow underscored an atmosphere of tranquility and beauty in his art.

Contributions to the Art World
Russell Flint's contributions to the art world were numerous and significant.
He was a member of prestigious societies, such as the Royal Society of Painters in Water Colours and the Royal Academy, which further cemented his reputation as a pioneering artist.
Flint's unique style and dedication to his craft inspired countless artists, and his works continue to be celebrated and admired to this day.

Legacy and Recognition
Throughout his career, Russell Flint received numerous accolades in recognition of his exceptional talent.
He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1947 for his contributions to the arts, solidifying his status as a respected and admired artist.
His paintings have been exhibited in renowned galleries worldwide, including the Tate Gallery in London and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Flint's artwork continues to be highly sought after by collectors and art enthusiasts, and his pieces are held in esteemed private and public collections.
His legacy lives on through the Russell Flint Trust, which is dedicated to preserving and promoting his artistic achievements.

Russell Flint's life and art have left an enduring impact on the world of painting.
His unique style, attention to detail, and ability to capture the essence of his subjects make him a celebrated artist of his time.
Through his paintings, Flint invites the viewer into a world of beauty, tranquility, and wonder. His legacy as a master of watercolor art will continue to inspire generations to come.

Having attended the Royal college of art in Edinburgh, he trained as a draughtsman for six years at an Edinburgh printers.
This undoubtedly provided him with the skills and self discipline to create very precise and meticulous paintings.
He was an official war artist, which again... before the age of cameras, was an extremely important job to recreate the exact scene,
be it on a battlefield, or most importantly to accurately illustrate wounds and diseases

William Russell Flint received a knighthood in 1947.
His work was given supreme prominence by a retrospective exhibition in the Diploma Gallery of the Royal Academy 1962.

Russell Flint's paintings were collected not only by private individuals, worldwide, but many of his watercolours are now hanging in museums throughout the world.
The evolving passion in his work led him to the French countryside, where he enjoyed painting and travelling across many rural landscapes
and produced a fine selection of original paintings, many of which were published as signed limited edition prints.

Museums and Public Collections where the work of Sir William Russell Flint is held:-
Buckingham Palace
Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen
The Admiralty, London
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport
Belfast Art Gallery, Belfast
Bentley Art Gallery, Maidstone
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, Birmingham
British Museum, London
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Bury At Museum Bury
Cardiff Art Gallery, Cardiff
City Art Gallery, Bristol
Corporation Art Gallery, Oldham
Courtauld Institute of Art, London
Dundee Art Gallery, Dundee
Eton College, Windsor
Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston-upon-Hull
Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield
Harris Museum, Preston, Lancashire
Harrogate Art Gallery, Harrogate
Hereford Art Gallery, Hereford Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg
Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow
Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight, Merseyside
Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds
Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent
National Art Gallery, Brisbane, Queensland
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
Newport Museum and Art Gallery, Wales
Paisley Museum and Art Galleries, Paisley
Perth Art Gallery, Perth, Australia
Royal Academy of Arts, London
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
Scottish Modern Arts Association, Edinburgh
Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton
Sydney Art Gallery, New South Wales
Touchstones Rochdale, Manchester
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Victoria Art Gallery, Bath
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba
Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, Worthing

Rosalinda, original, nude red chalk drawing
Original Red Chalk Drawing

sandrine, original drawing
red chalk drawing

ambrosine, original drawing
red chalk drawing

Rosalinda, originals red chalk drawing
Original Red Chalk Drawing

watercolour paintings, charlotte

frances murray russell flint, across the moat, Brantome, original
Brantome, France
original watercolour

francis murray russell flint, Spanish street scene with donkey, oil paintings
Spanish Street Scene with Donkey
Original Oil Painting

Mill Barbaste original
The Mill Barbaste

the shrimper
The Shrimper
watercolour painting

standing nude, originals red chalk drawing
Standing nude
Original Red Chalk Drawing

peel cottage
The Plaque outside Flint's studio

sir william russell flint 5
Sir William Russell Flint

Portrait of Consuelita Carmona
The river Dronne at Brantome
Paintings sold from various sources
Cecilia reading poems
Portrait of Consuelita Carmona
versailles, under the terrace
La Dronne
The Well in Saint Jean de Cole
Beautiful countryside and villages in the south west of France is where Sir William Russell Flint spent much of his time painting,
Russell Flint Originals, Paintings, Watercolours for sale
On display in the studio, 500+ signed, limited edition prints and paintings