26th October 2020 – The Museum acquires two new paintings

GEORGE SCHARF THE ELDER (BAVARIA 1788-1860 LONDON)
The White Horse Inn, Dorking
signed, dated and inscribed ‘g.Scharf del. 1823. Octo*’ (lower left)
watercolour on paper
10.9 x 16.7cm (4 5/16 x 6 9/16in).

We are pleased to announce that the Museum just acquired this wonderful watercolour of The White Horse in Dorking painted by George Scharf the Elder.

The artist was born in Bavaria in 1788 and died in London in 1860. He painted this in 1823. 

SPATE HUNTERMANN (ROBERT HUNT 1934-2014)
A framed gouache and collage titled “Ecclesiastia”
signed lower left. 26cm x 15.5cm

Former President of The United Society of Artists from 2005 – 2008, member of The Dorking Group of Artists and Suffolk Open Studios.

He was also a successful portrait artist in Cornwall for many years. Robert lived at the Almshouses on Cotmandene for a while.

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