Famous painting rescued by sharp-eyed dealer

A dramatic painting showing a famous RNLI rescue attempt has been re-discovered after research showed the setting was north Yorkshire. In the 200th anniversary of the RNLI’s founding, renowned antique dealer Charles Wallrock spotted the Turner-esque artwork for sale.

Thomas Becket’s Doom re-examined by church

One of the largest medieval church Doom paintings in the country has been painstakingly restored and conserved and now appears much as it did in the late 15th century. The image at St Thomas Becket church in Salisbury is a rare survivor and depicts Christ sitting in judgement over those who have died.

Green on … go!

One of the world’s leading aviation artists has created a work showing a British Paratrooper jumping from an aeroplane – after he was told that no accurate depiction existed. Matt Horan of Dorset-based cyber-security business C3IA Solutions was formerly with the 3rd Battalion the Parachute Regiment as an embedded Signaller and wanted an artist to capture the moment of exiting an aircraft.