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16 March 2021

Janet & Anne Grahame Johnstone portrait

News from the Art Fund (here) of an acquisition they've recently helped purchase caught my eye... 

...what caught my attention was the reference to the Johnstone sisters who I know contributed to the Robin book here and their work was featured in issue #5 of Illustrators magazine (published by Book Palace publications). 

It's not clear from the title of the painting the order of the sitters - so I'm not quite sure which of the ladies are Janet and Anne.

UPDATE: the seating of the figures in the picture is as follows:

The Book Palace also have plenty of their original art for sale here and the two images below are from their website...

Here's another image - slightly better quality

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