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Artist: Jane Atherfold

Artist: Jane Atherfold

Regent Street - Black and White - London Gallery - Jane Atherfold - Sunningdale Art Society

Regent Street

From Jane’s ‘London By Night’ Gallery
Painting inspired by Francis Sandwith’s photograph
As a student , I was inspired by Francis Sandwith’s atmospheric “London by Night- A Century of Photographs” (published by Chatto & Windus) taken in the early 1900s. I was struck by Sandwith’s dramatic black and white photographs depicting London in a bygone age. I remain fascinated by the use of black and white and have since begun my own collection of sketches and photographs of London.

Art Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 60cm x 90cm
Painting Price: Please contact the Artist
Limited Edition Prints: Giclée prints available for some of portfolio

Commissions Invited

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Jane Atherfold

Weybridge Surrey Fine Artist

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About The Artist

I grew up in Cape Town, South Africa, graduating from Rhodes University with a BA degree in Fine Art (Painting) in 1990, having been fortunate enough to study under George Coutouvidis. In 1995, we moved to England, and after many years in formal employment, I resumed painting full-time.

I paint a wide range of subjects, enjoying landscapes the most. Drawing inspiration from nature, I am especially interested in the influence of light. Capturing mood and atmosphere through establishing a sense of place; use of tone, colour, texture and line, elements intrinsic to painting, are what I strive to achieve in my work. Primarily using oils on canvas, I enjoy working in other mediums as well.

The English Romantic painters Constable and Turner, as well as the French Impressionists, Monet and Pissarro, are key influences in my work.

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For the last few years, I have been working on a series of South African landscapes and coastal scenes; British landscapes; Italian scenes of Venice and Tuscany; French landscapes and rural villages in the Dordogne region; as well as “London by Night”, a series of black and white paintings based on the evocative photos of London in 1920-1930s, taken by Francis Sandwith.

I welcome commissions and would be delighted to discuss the details of your requirements.

Original Art & Fine Art Giclée Prints

All of the paintings on my website are original works. Some of my work is reproduced in the form of giclée prints which can be obtained by contacting me by email.

Cawsands Beach - Cornwall Landscape Painting by Weybridge Surrey Artist Jane Atherfold
Farmers Cottage -South Africa Landscape Painting by Guildford Art Society member Jane Atherfold
Dordogne Village Landscape Painting - France Art Gallery of Weybridge Surrey Artist Jane Atherfold

Art Groups

Jane is a full, exhibiting member of the Guildford Art Society.
Former member of the Molesey Art Society and the Sunningdale Art Society.


On resuming painting in 2011, I started building up a portfolio and had a solo exhibition followed by a number of shared exhibitions in 2013. Since then, I have relied on word of mouth and the internet to sell my work.

Solo Exhibition: Feb, March 2013 Robert Phillips Gallery, Riverhouse Barn, Walton-on-Thames Surrey

Guildford Art Society Spring Exhibition: May 2013 at St Mary’s Church, Quarry Street, Guildford, Surrey
Guildford Art Society Autumn Exhibition: October, November 2013 at Guildford House, Guildford, Surrey